Yahya Sinwar


Israel-Gaza War
Report: Sinwar encountering opposition from other Hamas leaders

Messages sent by Sinwar to Arab leaders reveal his intent to continue the war with the aim of isolating Israel. However, his stance is running into opposition from the political leadership.

JFeed Staff | 03.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Politics

Likud on Gantz's move for early elections: A prize for Sinwar

Likud on the State Camp's efforts to disperse the Knesset: "In the midst of war, Israel needs unity and not division."

Avi Woolf | 30.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Yahya Sinwar

NYT: Sinwar still hiding in Khan Yunis where the deepest tunnels penetrate

According to the New York Times, and contrary to other assessments, Yahya Sinwar never left Khan Yunis and is not in Rafah.

JFeed Staff | 12.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

Contrary to previous estimates: This is where Yahya Sinwar is hiding

The leader of Hamas in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, is not in Rafah, according to Israeli officials who spoke to the New York Times.

JFeed Staff | 12.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

Report: Biden administration offers "sensitive" intelligence on location of Hamas leaders if broad Rafah operation abandoned

The Biden administration reportedly offered Israel sensitive intelligence on Hamas leaders, including the tunnels they are hiding in, if Israel holds off on a broad operation in Rafah.

Yehuda Klein, JFeed Staff | 11.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

"Surrounded by 20 hostages:" New details on Yahya Sinwar's daily lifestyle

The former Deputy Chief of Staff of the United States Army, General Jack Keane, revealed insider details about Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar.

JFeed Staff | 06.05.24

Israel-Gaza War

Reports: Hamas declares "victory in Gaza" after IDF withdrawal

Israel caved into pressure from the Biden White House and Hamas was quick to take notice. Now, the ball is back in the IDF's court.

gila isaacson, JFeed Staff | 08.04.24

Hostage Crisis, Israel-Gaza War

Hostage negotiators: If no breakthrough is reached, talks will end definitively 

After the arrival of the Israeli delegation to Qatar, mediators conveyed a message that the current talks are the "last stage" in negotiations with Hamas.

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 19.03.24

Israel-Hamas War, Yahya Sinwar

Rift in Hamas: Political leadership against Yahya Sinwar

The political bureau of Hamas criticized the group's leader because he chose to launch the Oct. 7th attack without their knowledge - only sharing the information with his brothers and associates.

gila isaacson, JFeed Staff | 05.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Yahya Sinwar

Report: Yahya Sinwar's passport found

Channel 12's military correspondent reports that Yahya Sinwar's passport was found by IDF forces operating in Gaza.

Avi Woolf, JFeed Staff | 20.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Itamar Ben Gvir

Leftist journalist leaves readers incensed: "How dare you compare Ben Gvir to Sinwar?" 

Veteran political correspondent, Amnon Abramovich, wrote an opinion column asking if Ben Gvir might succeed where the Hamas leader has failed. Surfers were furious: "Are you out of your mind?"

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 20.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Yahya Sinwar

Report: Israel believes Sinwar has fled to Egypt

According to a report in a Saudi newspaper, Israeli authorities believe that Sinwar managed to escape to Egypt through the tunnels on the Philadelphi Corridor, possibly taking hostages with him.

JFeed Staff | 20.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Yahya Sinwar

Hamas claims Sinwar still rules in Gaza

The terrorist organization was quick to deny Defense Minister Gallant's claim that the organization was looking for someone to replace the elusive leader, who has cut off contact with the rest of the leadership.

JFeed Staff | 18.02.24

Israel-Gaza War

Hamas afraid of rebellion in Gaza? The group's "urgent" message to its people

In response to the many demonstrations held by residents of Gaza against Hamas leadership in recent days, terrorist factions issued a statement in which they call on the people to remain: "obedient and patient."

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 18.02.24

Israel-Gaza War

Military assessment: Hamas leader unable to flee to Egypt

The security establishment believes that Sinwar is in Khan Yunis and even if he tries to escape to Egypt, it has no interest in letting him stay. 

JFeed Staff | 16.02.24

Israel-Gaza War

Security failure? Sinwar pictured in Gaza tunnel

The IDF released a Hamas video showing the group's leader walking along the tunnels with one of his wife and family members.

Eitan Divinsky | 14.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Yahya Sinwar

Report: Yahya Sinwar Cut Off From Hamas Leadership

Israel believes Yahya Sinwar was not involved in formulating the ultimate Hamas response to the hostage deal proposal since he has been cut off from Hamas for 10 days.

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 08.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostage Deal

Hamas Rejects Hostage Deal, Demands Complete End to Hostilities

According to Channel 12 reporter Amit Segal, an Israeli source stated that "This is not 'Yes, But' - it's a negative response from Hamas."

Avi Woolf | 06.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages

Searching for Sinwar and the Hostages

The IDF remains ready at a moment's notice to smash and search through any suspected hidden doors or floors, and officers believe it's only a matter of time before they find Yahya Sinwar and the hostages.

Avi Woolf | 05.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages

Hamas Rejects Proposed Hostage Release Deal

Israel offered two months' cease-fire, the freeing of terrorists, and the transfer of senior leaders out of the Strip. Hamas rejected the deal.

JFeed Staff | 23.01.24