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Related to HAMAS: Fatah, Hezbollah
HAMASIslamic Resistance Movement (Arabic acronym meaning zeal)
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Hashlamoun was instructed to transfer money from Turkey to Hebron to fund terrorist activities in Hebron, with much of the money designated for Hamas members in the Legislative Council.
Earlier this month, Egypt invited a high-ranking Hamas delegation for rare negotiations in Cairo.
Nafaa believes that the relationship between Hamas and Egypt is very important to both sides.
Mixed reports are emerging regarding Mengistu's fate, and it remains unknown whether he is presently in Hamas custody, or if he was released through tunnels leading to Egypt shortly after Hamas confirmed he was not a soldier.
Al-Zahar also called for spreading Resistance to the West Bank, and said, "The strategy of Hamas is to set the entire Palestinian lands free.
Since the Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted in 2013, the authorities have accused Hamas of aiding jihadists who have waged a string of deadly attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula.
Gaza's isolation only intensified as regional changes lost important external support for Hamas from Egypt, Syria, and Iran.
Likewise, when Israel bombs Gaza in response to Hamas's repeated attacks on Israel, any and all innocent Gazans killed in these bombings are murdered by Hamas.
Hamas has lied about these figures in past wars with Israel in 2009 and 2012.
Israel would gain no respite should territory be ceded to Hamas as a gesture, and Hamas lacks the military power to seize and hold Israeli territory.
Relations between Hamas and Iran have resumed," Mahmoud Zahar, a senior member of the Islamist group, told a news conference in Gaza Monday.
The latest issue of contention between Hamas and Fatah is Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's move to appoint a new prime minister to fill the vacuum left with the resignation of caretaker premier Salam Fayyad.