What Is Hamas? Everything You Need To Know
January 8, 2024
Hamas carried out the deadliest day for Jews since the Holocaust. Who are they and who's their puppet master? Iran.
Hamas: The Terrorist Reality 👹 Beyond Just a Name
🚨 1987, Gaza: Enter Hamas, a spawn of the Muslim Brotherhood. In no time, they're notorious for their barbaric terror attacks on Israeli civilians and military - no mercy, no remorse. Israel's patience snaps by 1989, leading to the arrest of their founder, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. 🚔
🔥 1990s: Watch Out for the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades
Hamas's military wing goes on a rampage. Their signature? Brutal suicide bombings targeting Israelis. Now, they're a global terror symbol. 💣
💥 Deepening Ties with Iran: A Deadly Upgrade
Post-1992, Hamas gets cozy with Hezbollah and Iran's IRGC. Picture this: Hezbollah and IRGC teaching Hamas the dark arts of terror. Hamas levels up - cyber warfare, naval commando unit, all funded by Iran. 🐍
🤝 An On-and-Off Affair with Iran
2011's Syrian Civil War? It's complicated. Iran backs the dictator Assad, Hamas doesn’t. Iran cuts off support, and Hamas looks to Turkey and Qatar for cash and clout. But by 2017, they're back with Iran, thanks to their new Iran-friendly leader, Yahya al-Sinwar. 💔➡️❤️
🌍 Shifting HQs: Playing the Long Game
Hamas isn't just brute force. They're strategic, moving HQs from Jordan to Syria, then Qatar. It's chess, not checkers. 📍
🌐 Iran's 'Axis of Resistance'
In this grand scheme, Hamas isn't alone. They're in Iran's 'Axis of Resistance' with Hezbollah, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and Yemen's Houthis. It's all about taking down America, Israel, and the West. And it starts in the Middle East. 🌍
⚠️ Hamas is more than a name. It's a symbol of terror, a pawn in Iran's game against the West. 🚫
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