Jihadi News Agency Accuses Hamas Of Hacking Leading Al-Qaeda Affiliated Forums

May 17, 2013

The Islamic News Agency Haq, a jihadi news website, has accused Hamas of hacking Shumoukh Al-Islam, Fida’, Ansar Al-Mujahideen, and Hanein – leading Al-Qaeda affiliated forums which have been experiencing service interruptions since last week.

According to Haq, which holds membership in these forums, the hackers are affiliated with Hamas and its ‘Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades. The attacks were launched, Haq said, in objection to the forums offering platforms to Gaza Salafis, whose leaders have constantly complained of being targeted, harassed, tortured, interrogated and imprisoned by Hamas security forces.

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