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Hamas

A political party and paramilitary organization in Palestine. Established in 1987, it originated in the older Muslim Brotherhood but combined Islamism with Palestinian nationalism. It was responsible for numerous suicide bombings in the 1990s and early 2000s, but ended this policy in 2005. In 2006, it won parliamentary elections in Palestine and the following year expelled rival Fatah from Gaza. Hamas (or at least its paramilitary wing) is regarded as a terrorist organization by much of the world.
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The footage was said to be taken in Salamiyah, a religiously-diverse town east of Hama that has been attacked by jihadist brigades.
There were military check-points at the entrance to Hama and Maarrat al Numan and tanks had been deployed around them, and some tanks were deployed at olive gardens, the AA correspondent reported.
They say the influx of troops and raids is a result of the defection of the Attorney General of Hama in late August.
He said he left Hama briefly through side roads to smuggle in food supplies.
It is well-known," Hamadeh claimed in AN NAHAR, "that it is impossible to find a single family in Hama who did not have at least one member who was injured during that bloody campaign, which Hafez carried out in order to preserve his regime at any cost.
initial reports said four died in the latest attack on Hama, adding to dozens killed there on Sunday.
The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had compiled the names of 23 dead from hospitals and residents in Hama, but the figure could not be independently confirmed.
State Department, arguing that Ford's visit to Hama "showed direct interference in Syria's internal affairs," but she added, "we don't seek a total break with the United States.
Hama, the site of a 1982 massacre by Assad's later father and predecessor, has become a focal point of the uprising and has drawn the largest crowds since the revolt began in mid-March.
Syrian tanks surrounded Hama on Tuesday, residents and activists said, threatening a large-scale assault on the city after the biggest protests against President Bashar al-Assad's rule.
Lixto Software, a US-based software company, has announced that Hama, a Germany-based consumer electronics and accessories company, will implement the company-owned Lixto Price Intelligence Suite.
May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hama Hama Tree Farm, managed by David Robbins and his family, has been named the 2008 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year, recognizing his exceptional commitment to enhance his forest land.