How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?

by

Moustafa Bayoumi

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Hamas Term Analysis

One of the two primary Palestinian political parties, an Islamist group that favors armed rebellion to the Israeli occupation. In contrast, Hamas’s main opponent, Fatah, is secular and rejects violent resistance to Israel. Fatah primarily controlled the Palestinian Authority’s government until Hamas won the 2006 elections; violent clashes between the two groups were frequent in 2007 but have continued occasionally ever since. As of 2018, Fatah controls the West Bank and Hamas controls the Gaza Strip.
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Hamas Term Timeline in How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?

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...period is a community service class. Before the teacher arrives, another student loudly announces that Hamas is responsible for the attacks. Astonished, Akram punches out the room’s glass doorframe and walks... (full context)