HAMAS


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Related to HAMAS: Fatah, Hezbollah
AcronymDefinition
HAMASIslamic Resistance Movement (Arabic acronym meaning zeal)
HAMASNational Hispanic Academy of Media Arts and Sciences
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Shutting them down is an important instrument for forcing Hamas to deal seriously with hard realities.
Netanyahu often uses disproportionate force to 'teach Hamas a lesson'.
After praising the performance of the joint war room of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, Mu'min Meqdad, the "Hebrew Affairs Editor and Expert" for Hamas's Al-Aqsa TV, warned that Hamas could disrupt Eurovision.
Dubai: Hundreds of Palestinians have gathered in Gaza for a third day to protest against tax hikes by Hamas authorities that have made life even harder in the blockaded territory.
Since then, the Palestinian Legislative Council, where Hamas holds a majority after a 2006 landslide victory against Fatah, has been largely disabled.
He said that he told him that Israel and Russia have disagreed for years specifically regarding ties with Hamas, but that this case was an exceptionally crucial incident, "even in contacts with Hamas there are limits that should not be crossed, and this is a classic case in which Israel believes the limit has been crossed".
Hamas and Fatah agreed in 2014 to form a national reconciliation government, but despite that agreement, Hamas's shadow government has continued to rule the Gaza Strip.
Earlier this month, Egypt invited a high-ranking Hamas delegation for rare negotiations in Cairo.
While Hamas' 1988 fundamental convention charter called for taking over all Palestinian lands from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea, including present-day Israel, the new released document says that the movement accepts the 1967 borders as the basis for a Palestinian state, with Jerusalem as its capital.
He pointed to Hamas's relations with other countries, and said, "The movement has good relations with (other) Arab and Muslim states, such as Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE as well."
CAIRO - An Egyptian court on Saturday declared Hamas a "terrorist" organisation, a judicial source said, weeks after the Palestinian Islamist movement's armed wing was given the same designation.
The purpose of this paper is to explore the strategic calculations Hamas made during the Summer 2014 conflict with Israel.