Sami Abu Zuhri, spokesman, March 8, 2016

“Hamas congratulates the three heroic operations this evening, in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Jaffa, and considers this proof of the failure for all these theories to abort the Intifada (uprising), which will continue until the realization of its goals…Hamas celebrates the martyrs that have ascended through these operations, and confirms that their pure blood will, God willing, be the fuel for escalating the Intifada.”Jack Moore, “Hamas Hails Surge of Israel Attacks That Left U.S. Tourist Dead as ‘Heroic,’” Newsweek, March 9, 2016,

Husam Badran, spokesman, March 3, 2016

“The next phase of the ‘Jerusalem intifada’ will cause great fear among settlers, who will no longer enjoy security… In the next days, the West Bank's settlers will witness additional surprises from Hamas.”Maayan Groisman, “Hamas: Infiltrations into Israeli settlements to manifest the next phase of the 'intifada,’” Jerusalem Post, March 4, 2016,

Ismail Haniyeh, deputy leader, March 2016

“We will continue along the path of resistance in all its aspects, including the armed struggle.”Jack Khoury, “Hamas Denies Links With Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Elsewhere,” Haaretz, March 23, 2016,

Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General, February 16, 2016

“Israel knows Hezbollah has missiles and rockets that can strike anywhere in its territory. The inhabitants of Haifa are afraid of an attack... that will lead to the death of tens of thousands of inhabitants out of a population of some 800,000. What does this mean? It means that a few missiles on this ammonia site could have the result of a nuclear bomb.”Vasudevan Sridharan, “Hezbollah's Nasrallah threatens nuclear-like attack on Israeli ammonia storage facility,” International Business Times, February 17, 2016,

Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General, November 11, 2015

“We are proud that US and Israel consider Hezbollah a threat. When the Great Satan and its puppets say that Hezbollah poses a threat, then we are certain that we are in the right place.”“Sayyed Nasrallah: Hezbollah Proud of Being a ‘Threat’ to US-Israel,” Al-Manar TV, November 11, 2015,

Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General, November 6, 2015

“What is going on now in Palestine reflects a lofty and sublime Jihad spirit. Despite the fact the ‘Greater Israel’ scheme has been frustrated, the Zionist entity is still powerful and threatens all the region’s peoples.”“Hezbollah leader lauds Palestinian ‘sublime Jihad spirit’ against Israel,” Jerusalem Post, November 7, 2015,

Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General, October 24, 2015

“On this day we renew our condemnation of Saudi and American aggression in Yemen.”“Hezbollah leader condemns Saudi ‘aggression’ in Yemen,” Middle East Eye, October 25, 2015,

Hassan Nasrallah, secretary-general, October 23, 2015

“Israel is a tool that is being used by the West to take control of the Middle East region … The US is responsible for the crimes being committed in Palestine.”Yasser Okbe, “‘US responsible for crimes being committed in Palestine,’ Hezbollah chief says,” Jerusalem Post, October 23, 2015,

IRGC commander Brigadier General Mohsen Kazzemeini, September 2, 2015

“And we will continue defending not just our own country, but also all the oppressed people of the world, especially those countries that are standing on the forefront of confrontation with the Zionists.”Ariel Ben Solomon, “Khamenei calls to increase air defense,” Jerusalem Post, September 2, 2015,

Hossam Badran, spokesman, August 2015

“The resistance efforts are carried out by individual actors in the West Bank, and the shooting and stabbing of soldiers and settlers represent a significant change that will have implications for the future. Hamas supports these operations and encourages their perpetrators. It believes that their continuation is an important step for ensuring that dealings with the Israeli occupation return to their natural status, as a prelude to an overall direct confrontation.”Adnan Abu Amer, “Hamas: Israel security measures won’t stop attacks on settlers,” Al-Monitor, August 25, 2015,