Hamas

Hamas is a Palestinian Islamic organization that was established in 1987. Considered a terrorist group, the organization assumed power in the Gaza strip in 2006 and has been in power since. The group has a military wing, known as the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. The group refuses to acknowledge Israel. Its charter was established on the grounds that Hamas should liberate Palestine from modern-day Israel in order to establish an Islamic state. Hamas has engaged in a number of military confrontations with Israel. Its military wing has employed tactics such as suicide bombings, rocket attacks, kidnapping attempts, and tunnel infiltrations against Israeli soldiers and civilians.

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EU said to be pressuring Palestinians to hold new elections

Fatah, Hamas leaders meet in Turkey to discuss elections, unity

 Palestinians, wearing masks as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease, work in a bake
Gaza to run out of coronavirus equipment in weeks - PA Health Ministry

"Drug supplies...required for the services provided to COVID-19 patients will only last for a month at the latest."

By LEON SVERDLOV
19/09/2020
YAHYA SINWAR, the leader of Hamas in Gaza, has proven more than once he is pragmatic and is willing
Hamas officials are the masters of negotiation - opinion

After every major armed conflict with Israel, Hamas emerged seemingly victorious from post-ceasefire negotiations.

By GRISHA YAKUBOVICH
16/09/2020
A PALESTINIAN woman protests for Palestinian prisoners
Hamas TV glorifies jihad, urges 'Death to Israel!'

'Death to Israel, the occupation, and the Zionist terror!' Palestinians tuning in were told.

Palestinian Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City February 28, 2019
Egypt resumes effort to achieve prisoner exchange agreement

The delegation left the Gaza Strip on Friday after holding talks with several Hamas officials.

Israel and Qatar have an unlikely partnership for dealing with Gaza

BEHIND THE LINES: Israel-Qatar cooperation in Gaza serves interests of both parties

Palestinian demonstrators take part in a protest in solidarity with Mohammad El Halabi, World Vision
Mohammad al-Halabi: A Palestinian Dreyfus?

Khalil al-Halabi insists his son, who has been jailed on charges of aiding Hamas, is innocent and a humanitarian.

By DAOUD KUTTAB
08/09/2020
Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh attends a meeting with members of international media in Gazaa
'Palestine TV' conducts rare interview with Hamas leader

Hamas and Abbas’s Fatah faction have been engaged in a bitter power struggle since July 2007, when Hamas violently seized control of the Gaza Strip.

Artists release song marking 6 years since Avera Mengistu's capture

"If there's something that can penetrate the indifference of people, it's music."

07/09/2020
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