Haniyeh: Hamas not involved in Syria fighting

Hamas Prime Minister of the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniyeh denied his group is in any way involved in the Syrian crisis, or in combat between the Syrian army and the rebels.


"This is a complete lie, though we stand by the Syrian people and condemn the violent attacks toward it," Haniyeh said. According to him, Hamas and the Palestinian people have to finish with "struggle against the Zionist occupation" before they can get involved in additional disputes. (AFP)