Despite Hamas' steps towards unification in Palestine, the US first declared that it recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and has recently designated Hamas' newly elected leader Ismail Haniyeh a "terrorist". But why now?
The US State Department listed Haniyeh, along with two groups active in Egypt and one in the Palestinian territories, as specially designated global terrorists.
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