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.

Lightning strikes over Gaza City November 15, 2020.
It wasn't lightning silly, the rockets were a message by Hamas - Analysis

Hamas is under growing pressure-again-in the Strip. The rockets fired in the past two weeks are meant to pass that message to Israel

My Word: It’s not rocket science

Thousands of miles and tons of hypocrisy separate those who call for Israeli restraint while ignoring the fact that security depends on deterrence.

Cross border attack tunnel discovered last month was deepest ever found

Underground barrier almost complete; new "smart border" concept deployed along northern section of Gaza Strip.

Saleh al-Arouri ‏
Palestinians resume unity talks ahead of Biden administration

“The goal is to show the Biden administration that the Palestinians are united."

Minors arrested for planning terror attacks in the West Bank for Hamas

The two were asked to carry out shooting and kidnapping attacks for the Gaza-based terror group.

Biden victory could affect intra-Palestinian reconciliation

Analyst: Outcome in US will reveal true intentions on elections, end to Fatah-Hamas division.

Normalizations with Israel bring new challenge for Palestinians – opinion

The entry of some Arab states into a process of accelerated normalization with Israel has led to the collapse of the PA’s concept of negotiations.

Palestinians protest against Israel deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, in Rafah in the
Fighter: Violent escalation with Israel inevitable

Khalil al-Hayya: ‘We will no longer endure siege imposed on Gaza Strip’

Palestinian prisoners wait to be released from Ketziot prison, southern Israel, October 1, 2007
Hamas expresses outrage after 65 infected with COVID-19 at Gilboa Prison

The source warned that Hamas has sent "serious threats" to Israel that it would not remain silent if prisoners are exposed to risk.

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh attends a meeting with members of international media in Gazaa
Egypt tells Hamas to keep ceasefire until after US elections - report

The report added that Egypt insinuated to Hamas that Israel may consider returning to targeted assassination.

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