A t the outbreak of the Gaza War in
2014, Hamas TV decided to broadcast a statement by former Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh made several years before.

 

“We love death like our enemies’ love life! We love Martyrdom, the way in which Hamas leaders died.” Several months after the war Amal Haniyeh, the granddaughter of the same Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyeh, was hospitalized in Israel in critical condition and her life was saved by Israeli doctors.