Hamas, also known Islamic Resistance Movement, is a Palestinian Islamic terrorist organization, that over the years has opposed any attempts by the Palestinians to negotiate a peace treaty with Israel.
The extremist organization took control of the Gaza Strip in 2007 and as part of its charter, Hamas calls for the complete destruction of Israel reading:
“Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it.”
The terrorist organization (supported by Russia and China) has been behind several attacks on Israel over the years and on Monday (May 10, 2021), Hamas launched 1,031 missiles on Israel, followed up with over 600 missiles the next two days and as well several explosive laden suicide drone attacks.
Israel responded destroying several Hamas command and military installations and with Israel’s military gathering along the Gaza border for a possible invasion, Hamas is now calling for a ceasefire.
The Daily Mail explains:
Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected a peace offering from Hamas as Israel today deployed troops along the Gaza border in preparation for a possible ground invasion as both sides exchanged relentless bombardments.
More than 600 Israeli air strikes since Monday have levelled Islamist bases and slain nine top commanders including the Hamas intelligence chief, their lead missile designer and their terror boss in Gaza City.
Hamas offered a truce last night via the Russian foreign ministry, requesting ceasefire on a ‘mutual basis’ after they launched more than 1,600 rockets at densely populated towns and cities, killing seven Israeli civilians.
But Netanyahu has vowed his troops are committed to a long operation which will only ‘increase in force’ despite international outcry at the growing Palestinian death toll – 83 people have been killed, including 17 children.
Troops were today ordered to the Gaza border in ‘various stages of preparing ground operations’, a military spokesman said, a move that would recall similar incursions during Israel-Gaza wars in 2014 and 2008-2009.
There are reports that the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip under Hamas’ dictatorship are tiring of being dragged into the terrorist’s organization bloody conflicts. READ: ‘Don’t Use Me’: Reporter Admits Seeing Rocket Fired from Gaza Hospital, then Blasts Pro-Israel Media for Quoting Her AND Captured Hamas Urban warfare manual encourages human shields AND Watch: Hamas spokesperson encourages using civilians as shields: Arutz Sheva
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