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Despite New Charter, Hamas Founder Clarifies Goal is Still to Destroy Israel

Hamas co-founder Mahmoud al-Zahar clarified Wednesday that his terror group’s new political program, which some interpreted as accepting the idea of a Palestinian state on the 1967 lines, would not preclude Hamas from seeking to liberate all of historic Palestine, including Israel.

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EXCLUSIVE – Source: Some Hamas Officials Oppose New Charter, Fear Rift With Iran

The government in Gaza is still heavily divided over the new Hamas charter despite Hamas’s declaration of celebrations for the announcement of its new document in which the group appeared to have recognized a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders and stated that Hamas is not a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood but a national Palestinian liberation movement.