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The covenant of the Islamic Residence Movement is Published as an alternitive to the PLO.
Hamas orchestrates its first suicide bombing in the Israeli city of Hedera.
The Palestinian Authority cracks down on Hamas, after a series of suicide bombings in Israel.
Hamas leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin is released from prison.
King Abdullah of Jordan closes down Hamas headquarters in Jordan.
The U.S State Department lists Hamas on its official list of terrorist groups.
Hamas leader Yassin is killed by Israeli air strikes.
Rantisi is killed by an Israeli air strike on his car.
Hamas, running as the "Chance and Reform Party", participates for the first time in Palestinian parlimentry elections. The group is fielding 62 Candidates.
Hamas wins a victory in the Palestinian Legislative elections with 76 seats, giving Hamas a majority.
Hamas militants attack an Israeli military post, while the Palestinian Government denies any knowledge of the attack.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas dissolves the government and dismisses Ismail Haniya as Prime Minister, which he rejects and remains leader un Gaza.
Hamas formally ends cease-fire with Israel. Attacks between the two had continued the entire time to some degree, escalating more in November.
The rocket attacs from Hamas increase and so do the retalition air strikes from Israel.
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