Haniyeh's bodyguard smuggles gold into Gaza
Roee Nahmias
Published: 13.09.10, 22:54
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1. New meaning for "gold diggers."
Bunnie Meyer ,   Los Angeles, CA USA   (09.14.10)
2. So he bought lots of gold .... and ?
Benmayor ,   san francisco   (09.14.10)
3. RE:Gold to open a new mall in Gaza City
Alain T ,   Paris, France   (09.14.10)
Yes, Haniyah and Hamas have aquired more land to build a megamall in Gaza. Gucci, Luis Vuitton, Chanel, Coach products have been bought to help the starving (for luxury items) Palestinians. They want to be free to buy designer Burqinis for the beach. They will open an oxygen bar. They want Cinnabon and an alcohol free cocktail lounge.
Mark from Georgia ,   USA   (09.14.10)
Well we have always known that Hamas gets their cut of all the tunnel smuggling. Like the mob during prohibition in the 1920's, they had the protection rackets and a cut of all the booze sold in the U.S. So the blockade by Israel has been a boon to Hamas, they get their cut of everything smuggled, they protect the tunnel smuggles...for a price...or get their tunnels busted by the Egyptians. But now we learn one new wrinkle Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh owns at least one of the tunnels himself. It explains, even further why Hamas was so upset, when Israel lifted some of the restrictions about month or two ago. The smuggles were upset because the Egyptian goods TV's, Refrigerators, washing machines etc., were all having to be sold at a loss. Because the Palestinians in Gaza wanted the Israeli goods. Why? Because they were cheaper and better quality, than the Egyptian products. So Hamas is just as corrupt as Fatah, they just pretend to be different. Their rejection, terrorist philosophy is just their scam, the Hamas way of keeping control of all the Gaza economy. So Hamas can get their cut of the action, and even their guy living in Syria, living like a king, owns a tunnel, all his own. Haniyeh is no different than Al Capone. Just a two bit thug who uses murder to enforce his will.
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