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Hamas is a Palestinian Sunni Islamist political and military movement. HAMAS is an acronym for Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiya. It was founded by the Muslim Brotherhood in Gaza in 1987.

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Was Yahya Sinwar treated by a Jewish oncologist?

In Sam Harris' recent podcast (timestamp 40:45), he claims the following. Most people don’t realize that the current head of Hamas, Sinwar, was cured of brain cancer, while in an Israeli prison. The ...
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Has 'Arab media' reported the execution of the leader of the Dogmush clan by Hamas?

The Times of Israel reported on March 14 that Arab media reports: Hamas ‘executed’ local clan member in Gaza City Hamas has killed the leader of the powerful Doghmush clan in Gaza City, for allegedly ...
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Did Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar state he aims to remove all people from Israel?

German tagesschau quotes Israeli journalist Ehud Yaari about Yahya Sinwar, the head of Hamas in Gaza: Das erklärte Ziel Sinwars sei es, alle Menschen in Israel entweder zu töten oder zu vertreiben. ...
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Was one of the victims in the recent Israeli hospital raid in a coma?

A few days ago, Israeli armed personnel (dressed perfidiously as medical staff) assassinated three Palestinian militants being treated at a hospital in the West Bank. There are widespread reports, ...
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Does Hamas have 500 km of tunnels under Gaza?

In 2021, Hamas leader said "We have 500 km of tunnels in Gaza". The reason I find it dubious is due to speed of digging. Accodring to Wikipedia, a tunnel boring machine can dig in rock in a ...
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Have international aid agencies given Gaza $US8,300 per capita?

According to this December 2023 transcript, (I don't have access to the original interview), Robert Kennedy told Krystal Ball: The international aid agencies have given Hamas, have given Gaza more ...
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Are some of Hamas current and former leaders billionaires?

On June 2, 2021, the Israeli Channel 13 aired a segment entitled Parties, lavish houses, and fancy cars: lifestyles of the children of Hamas leaders, in which the following claims were presented: ...
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Are Hamas leaders billionaires? [duplicate]

Various right-wing sources ranging from the New York Post to Fox News have reported that the top Hamas leaders are all billionaires. Hamas leaders worth staggering $11B revel in luxury — while Gaza’s ...
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Does this video show an Israeli officer saying that Hamas is not who killed, raped, slaughtered and beheaded?

This tweet-video has been published for more than a month. The behavior of social media and search engines is very suspicious because I couldn't find this video anywhere else, except in the Arabic-...
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Has Hamas historically used protected civilian infrastructure as shields?

Whether al-Shifa hospital etc. host Hamas weapons and tunnels is under current dispute (although the videos of the under-hospital facilities keep pouring in). However these are not new claims by the ...
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Were the weapons shown in Gaza hospitals really left there by Hamas? [closed]

The IDF has released videos of weapons they claim were left in Gaza hospitals Rantisi and al-Shifa by Hamas members, to prove Hamas used these protected institutions for military purposes, rendering ...
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Was Bin Laden trending on TikTok on 17 November 2023?

According to this source and some memes I saw, Bin Laden's legacy lives on: Twenty-two years after he masterminded the 9/11 terror attacks, and 12 years after he was killed by U.S. special forces ...
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Did “thousands of Gazan citizens” join the 2023 Hamas attack on Israel?

One of the survivors of the Hamas music festival attack on the 7th of October 2023 has claimed the following: When I say “terrorist”, I am including not only Hamas but also the thousands of Gazan ...
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Is "From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will Be Free" a call for genocide? [closed]

A chant at many pro-Palestinian rallies is "From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will Be Free." Many claim this is a call for wiping out the current Jewish population of Israel residing ...
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Does Hamas have remote-controlled covers for their underground rocket firing pits?

NHK: Roskin also said Hamas is capable of storing and shooting rockets and mortars from the underground, and there are underground holes that are concealed with remote-controlled covers. I've seen ...
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Did (someone in) Turkey ship 16 tons of "explosive materials" to Hamas, disguised as gypsum?

FDD: Israeli customs authorities revealed on September 14 [2023] that their agents intercepted 16 tons of explosive material on its way from Turkey to the Gaza Strip in July. [...] According to the ...
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Did the family of Osama Abu Essa, a Bedouin man killed by Hamas, offer a $1m reward for his killers?

There's this story circulating on Reddit about a family of an Israeli Arab killed by Hamas on the 7th of October placing a bounty for information about his killers. Mako, an Israeli online news ...
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"Most kids don't even know that Hamas is a terrorist organization"?

On ‘Fox & Friends Weekend’, in the context of discussing a (Quinnipiac) poll about the degree of support "of the way Israel is responding to the Hamas terrorist attack" in the 18-34 age ...
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Does Hamas divert humanitarian aid donations towards the military budget?

In order to better understand how Hamas operates, I was trying to look up how they manage their budget. It seems there's suspicion that some of the international humanitarian aid goes towards the ...
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Were multiple Israeli children found decapitated by Hamas on the same location and responders were trying to figure out which head belonged to whom?

According to Eli Beer [interviewed on TBN], after the Hamas attack on Oct 7, Israeli first responders ran into a scene where multiple children had been decapitated on same location and "we were ...
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Did Hamas bake a baby to death in an oven?

A new report has emerged of Hamas baking a baby in an oven. [NSFL images at link] (Video of the Eli Beer speech referenced in the Tweet embedded in that previous article.) This has also, of course, ...
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Are the death toll numbers from Gaza's Health Ministry reliable?

MEE reports: Biden told reporters at the White House that he has "no notion that the Palestinians are telling the truth" about the number of people killed by Israel so far. "I'm sure ...