Hamas Terrorist Organizations // Hamas



Hamas is the largest Palestinian Sunni Islamist group with a social service and military wing. Since 2007, it has served as the de facto governing power over the Gaza Strip and has fought several wars with Israel and Fatah in the West Bank. Several countries and international organizations have labeled Hamas a terrorist organization and imposed sanctions and economic blockades on Gaza.    Hamas was founded in 1987 by Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, who became the group’s spiritual...

 

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