During a Hamas parliamentary session, commemorating the 51st anniversary of the 1967 war, senior Hamas official Mahmoud Al-Zahar gave a long list of cases throughout history in which the Jews had been banished from the European countries in which they lived.

“These [Jewish] groups corrupted the societies in which they lived through usury, the worship of money, extreme miserliness and bribery,” he said.

He rejected the criticism of Parliament member Yahya Al-Abadseh, who protested that the report of the Hamas Legislative Council should not include such things.

“I will lend it [my book] to Dr. Al-Abadseh, so he can see that what appeared in the [report] is just a drop in the sea of what those people did in European history,” said Al-Zahar.

The June 5 session was broadcast by Al-Aqsa TV.