Although no group claimed responsibility, Fatah officials accused Hamas of being behind the attack. However, Hamas strongly denied responsibility, saying it had ordered an immediate investigation.
Several al-Qaida-affiliated groups in the Gaza Strip have claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on Christian figures and institutions over the past two years. The groups said they would continue their attacks until all 3,000 Christians had left the Gaza Strip.
Jerusalem Newswire, Israel – Feb 17, 2008
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Suspected Hamas militants set off explosives in the Gaza’s YMCA, damaging much of the building and its contents, the Christian facilities director said Friday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, …
And of course, Hamas and Fatah are pointing the fingers at each other. Oh, come off it. It was probably a partnership deal. There are only a few thousand Christians left in Gaza. Who cares, right? The Palestinian Christian population …
Muslims destroy YMCA, Christian books. ‘We don’t need any of these …15 Feb 2008 by doug
Hamas in June seized complete control of the Gaza Strip from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction amid widespread fears it would impose hard-line Islamic rule in the territory and that life for Christians might …
Muslims destroy YMCA, Christian booksthejerusalemgiftshop.com — In the latest attack on Christians in Gaza, 16 Palestinians forced their way into the YMCA library, stole everything but Christian books and then burned down the building. According to Palestinian terrorist sources in Gaza, the attack was carried out by Hamas and its ally, the Popular Resistance Committees.