The new anti-Hamas Tamarrod (“Rebellion”) group denied on Saturday that its
members were being trained by Egyptian intelligence personnel.
came in response to statements made by a top Hamas official, Yehya Musa, who
claimed that the new Palestinian group, which is inspired by Egypt’s anti-Muslim
Brotherhood Tamarrod grassroots movement, was being trained and operated by the
Egyptian General Intelligence Service.
The Palestinian group’s denial
came in a video, the second of its kind in less than a week.
video featured masked men who declared that the Palestinian Tamarrod group has
started working toward toppling the Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip. The group
set November 11 as the date for launching a series of protests aimed at
In the new video, the group also denied reports that
some of its members had been apprehended by Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip.