Hamas ready to fight for months, says leader

(AGI) Cairo, July 11 - Hamas is ready for "months" of war withIsrael, said Mahmoud al Zahar, leader of the Islamist movementthat controls the Gaza Strip. Interviewed by Hamas's Al Aqsa TVon Friday, Zahar said this war differed from its predecessorsin that Israel had imposed it on the Palestinians and the warwould not end until circumstances were beneficial for Hamas. Afounding member of Hamas, Zahar added that "this time thePalestinian people are united in dealing with this war andthings will be different." . .

(AGI) Cairo, July 11 - Hamas is ready for "months" of war withIsrael, said Mahmoud al Zahar, leader of the Islamist movementthat controls the Gaza Strip. Interviewed by Hamas's Al Aqsa TVon Friday, Zahar said this war differed from its predecessorsin that Israel had imposed it on the Palestinians and the warwould not end until circumstances were beneficial for Hamas. Afounding member of Hamas, Zahar added that "this time thePalestinian people are united in dealing with this war andthings will be different." . .