Hamas is a Palestinian militant group that rules the Gaza strip. The militant group refuses to recognise the legitimacy of Israel and has always been at war with the Jewish state in a bid to completely destroy it. But why is this military group so important in the Israel-Palestine conflict?
Though it’s a late entrant in the 100-year conflict between Israel and Palestine, it’s emerged as one of the main players in the West Asia conflict. Why is Hamas fighting Israel for decades? Who funds Hamas? How does Hamas function? Here’s all you need to know about Hamas which plays a key role in the region worst affected by conflict.