Hamas

Society and politics in the Gaza Strip

Society and politics in the Gaza Strip: the da’wah, Hamas’s civilian infrastructure, is an important support of its political control. The da’wah’s extensive activities during the last Muslim holy month of Ramadan demonstrated that it has become Hamas’s instrument for cementing its rule in the Gaza Strip.
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The Palestinian security services carry out intensive security activity in the Hebron district (Update and implications)

In recent weeks the Palestinian security services have carried out intensive security activity in the Hebron district, one part of a broad three-stage security operation.
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Hamas has lately regulated the flourishing tunnel industry in the Gaza Strip.

Hamas is sending a message to the media that smuggling goods from Egypt is a way of lifting the Israeli “blockade,” ignoring the continued smuggling of weapons and terrorist operatives.
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The Israeli security forces detained a terrorist from Rafah who infiltrated into Israel through Egypt.

He was sent by Hamas in the Gaza Strip to abduct IDF soldiers to use as bargaining chips for the release of imprisoned Palestinian terrorists. The incident is a severe violation by Hamas of the lull arrangement.
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The Internet and terrorism: a week after AqsaTube was removed from the Internet, it returned in a similar format and with support from a Russian company.

An Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center examination revealed that on October 22 Hamas’s AqsaTube returned to the Internet a week after it had been removed.
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The Internet and terrorism: following the ITIC report on Hamas’s AqsaTube, it was removed by its French ISP from the net.

As a result, the site issued an announcement claiming it had been victimized by “Zionist-American pressure,” and stating it was currently making the necessary arrangements to return.
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