Dec 30, 2019 · The continued split between the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Ahmed warned, is designed to consolidate de facto Hamas rule in Gaza and prevent the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.
Overview. Hamas was founded in 1987, soon after the First Intifada broke out, as an offshoot of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. It is a Palestinian Sunni-Islamist fundamentalist organization, which is regarded, either in whole or in part, as a terrorist organization by several countries and international organizations, most notably by Israel, the United States and the European Union.
- 25 January 2006 – present, (main phase in 2007)
- Reconciliation process:, Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip, New Palestinian Government in the West Bank, appointed by Mahmoud Abbas, Reconciliation agreement signed May 2011, Doha agreement signed 2012, Renewed political crisis in March–April 2012, Strong increase of tensions in 2013, Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation deal in April 2014, Unity government sworn in in June 2014, Implementation of unity government control in Gaza due date
23 hours ago · After a decade and a half of ruling the Gaza Strip, Hamas has positioned itself as the Palestinian Authority’s competitor, and as a political organization that can determine the rules of the game for Palestinian. It has amended its charter to open the possibility of diplomatic negotiations, opted to take part in the Palestinian legislative ...
Aug 14, 2007 · Fatah vs. Hamas The divisions between the two main Palestinian political factions, Fatah and Hamas, are not religious – as nearly all Palestinian Muslims are from the Sunni branch of Islam ...
Israel says 1,000 of the dead were militants. Following the conflict, Mahmoud Abbas president of the Palestinian Authority, accused Hamas of needlessly extending the fighting in the Gaza Strip, contributing to the high death toll, of running a "shadow government" in Gaza, and of illegally executing scores of Palestinians.
May 12, 2021 · The Palestinian war now being waged against Israel from Gaza, and all throughout Israel by Israeli Arabs, is therefore the direct product of a weeks-long Palestinian incitement campaign.
10 hours ago · It took just days for decades-old tensions between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas to spiral out of control, causing deaths and chaos not just in Gaza but across the Jewish state.
Apr 28, 2021 · Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas makes a statement as he attends a meeting of the 'Revolutionary Council' of Fatah at the Muqata in Ramallah, on December 18, 2019. If Palestinian ...
Nov 06, 2019 · The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank has been trying to choke off Gaza economically to damage its internal foe, Hamas. Ultimately, the competition between stabilizing factors and catalysts for violence will determine Gaza’s fate.