The “Palestinians” frequently behave toward Israel the way an insolent teenager does toward his parents: he scorns them until he needs them — which doesn’t keep him from scorning them. The wicked Zionist entity suddenly doesn’t seem so bad when jihadists have to go to the hospital, or, as in this case, to flee from one another. But Israel, sensibly, is not playing along on this one.
“Israel Gives Fatah Fighters to Hamas,” from the Moscow Times, August 4 (thanks to DFS):
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — About 30 pro-Fatah Palestinians who fled to Israel after fierce clashes in the Gaza Strip were sent back to the Hamas-controlled enclave on Sunday, and the Islamist group said its forces immediately detained them.
They were among 180 supporters of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction granted refuge in Israel on Saturday after nine Palestinians were killed and 95 wounded during a Hamas assault on their Gaza City neighborhood.
Several other Palestinians who fled the Gaza Strip will be brought later on Sunday to the West Bank city of Ramallah, where Abbas’ government is based, Fatah sources said.
The fighting in Gaza, part of a crackdown by Hamas after a July 25 bombing that killed five of its armed members and a girl, was the bloodiest since the group routed its secular rivals and took over the coastal enclave more than a year ago.
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said dozens of those who fled the fighting returned to the Gaza Strip and were detained….