Sure since his rise to conflict between Israel and Palestine, one of the names you hear the most is “Hamas”. In other words, this political and military organization which was attacked from the Gaza Strip the territory of Israel from October 7date on which the battles in this region of the Middle East began to increase, left the environment 1,200 Israelis and over a thousand Palestinians, according to media reports. However, who is behind it Hamas? and what is the name of its leaders? We told you.
But first, let’s remember that the call “Hamas” is the Arabic acronym for Islamic Resistance Movement. This is a political and military organization done in the year 1987 to find”the liberation of Palestine”. Currently, it controls the Gaza Strip territory with an environment 41 kilometers long and which lies on the banks of the Mediterranean Sea.
Who founded Hamas and what happened to him?
she founded the organization of Hamás in Palestine Sheikh Ahmed Yasin. It is about a man who was born near the city of Ashkelon, which is now in Israel. However, from a very young age, he fled to the Gaza region after destroying his town in the war in 1948.
Ahmed Yasin is a disabled person who has been tied to his wheelchair since he was 12 years old. This is because he injured his back while playing soccer. In 1987 he founded Hamas under the name “”Palestinian wing of the Muslim Brotherhood”. However, years ago (specifically on March 22, 2004), the leader was killed by Israel. A fate that befell some of his colleagues and successors.
So who are the leaders of Hamas and where are they?
completion Ahmed Yasin was killed, Abdel Aziz ar-Rantisi, one of the co-founders of the military and political group was in charge, but only within a month since he was also killed. Israel. At that time he was in the lead Khaled Mashaa. However, currently, the organization manages two characters: Yehia Sinwar and Ismail Haniya.
- Yehia Sinwar: He was born in 1962 and is the current Palestinian leader of Hamas in the region of the Gaza Strip. He took office in February 2017 and became one of the most important co-builders of the organization’s security apparatus.
- Ismail Haniya: country of Al-Shatia refugee camp in Gaza Strip. It is important to mention that his parents became refugees after being expelled from their homes during the Arab-Israeli War of 1948. He graduated in Arabic Literature and in 1989 he was imprisoned for three years by the Israeli authorities. So, after being released, he was exiled to Lebanon, but a year later he returned to Gaza and was appointed dean of the Islamic University.