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Does Hamas have any leverage against Israel (other than the hostages)?

According to Politico: But while Israel and the U.S. want to secure the release of as many hostages as possible, Hamas also could have reasons to hold onto as much leverage as it can afford. Some ...
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Were any humanitarian organisations involved in trying to recover the Israeli pilot, Ron Arad

Arad, an Air Force officer was missing in action since 1986. According to this Wikipedia page there were numerous efforts by the Israeli government to negotiate his release, or information about him, ...
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Is mutilation, sexual assault and kidnappings of minors a part of Hamas' ideology or do they oppose it?

According to this recent CNN video Hamas terrorists engaged in sexual assault and mutilation of their victims, among them 13-14 year old girls. Among the 240 people kidnapped, there are at least 33 ...
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