Following is an excerpt
from an address delivered by Hamas PM Ismail Haniya, which aired on
Al-Aqsa TV on November 15, 2010.
We are a mujahid nation, a nation that makes sacrifices, a nation
of Jihad. Our cries are of Jihad for the sake of Allah. This is a nation
of martyrdom and martyrdom-seeking, a nation of Jihad for the sake of
[The people] make a great
sacrifice. They sacrifice their children, their sons, for the sake of
Palestine and for the sake of the land of Islam and the Muslims. The
might of the nation of Jihad is revealed on the land of Palestine, as
well as in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Sudan, and in all the fronts of confrontation
with the enemies of Allah.
This is a nation whose
beating heart knows no feebleness or confusion. Its beating heart is
Palestine and the Palestinian people. It is the nation of martyrdom