Twitter Closes Account of Hamas Spokesman

TEL AVIV – Twitter shut down a Hamas account on Friday that belonged to the spokesman for the terror organization’s military wing. The spokesman, Abu Obeida, opened a new Twitter account on Saturday, writing, “Twitter yielded to the pressure of the enemy, which gives us an impression that it is not neutral in regards to the Palestinian case and it caves into political pressure.” Last month, the social media giant closed a series of other Hamas-related accounts. Twitter has been criticized for allowing terrorist groups, including the Islamic State, to use the medium to disseminate their message and recruit new members. Hamas used their