Two Israeli citizens have been indicted for joining Hamas and planning terror activities, including providing information to the terror group and planning attacks on Israeli targets.
Why it matters
The cases highlight the ongoing threat of domestic radicalization and the potential for attacks within Israel.
What the papers say
The Times of Israel reports on the indictment of two residents of Ein Mahil for conspiracy to commit acts of terror and contact with foreign terror operatives. The NY Post provides details of a Hamas operative captured in Gaza urging his fellow terrorists to surrender, highlighting the internal dynamics within the terror group.
How we got here
The cases involve Israeli citizens who joined Hamas and were involved in planning terror activities, posing a threat to national security.
More on these topics
Hamas is a Palestinian Sunni-Islamic fundamentalist militant organization. It has a social service wing, Dawah, and a military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades.
Israel, formally known as the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.