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Hamas

(ˈhæmæs)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an organization founded in 1987 with the aim of establishing an Islamic state in Palestine
[C20: Arabic: zeal; also an acronym for haraka muqawama islamia Islamic Armed Movement]

Ha•mas

(ˈhɑ mɑs)
n.
a Palestinian Islamic movement engaged in grass roots organizing and terrorism against Israel.
[< Arabic hamas, literally, zeal]
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Noun1.Hamas - a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Iz Al-Din Al-Qassam Battalions, Qassam Brigades, Salah al-Din Battalions - the military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel
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Des affrontements ont eclate lundi apres-midi entre supporters de l'Esperance a proximite de la mosquee Al Fateh au centre de Tunis au moment ou l'association fetait son 99e anniversaire, apprend-on de source securitaire.
Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf from Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning presented an overview of a number of the highways and main streets development projects, including Al Fateh Street, to His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa during a meeting held at the Qudaibiya Palace, reported BNA .
He was briefed on the ministry's operational procedures for the Al Fateh Street development project, as well as preliminary procedures for the implementation of the project.
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A coalition of opposition societies, another coalition of other societies calling itself Al Fateh, and representatives from the parliament and the government started the political dialogue.
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