News in Review Election Shock: The Hamas Victory

News in Review Election Shock: The Hamas Victory

In late January 2006, the militant Islamic group Hamas surprised the world by winning the Palestinian parliamentary elections. Many countries were also shocked, because they consider this group to be a terrorist organization. In this News in Review story we'll look at Hamas's stunning election victory and its angry aftermath. We'll show you how Palestinians and Israelis reacted to news of the election results and how it had an immediate effect on the region's peace process.

  • 2006
  • 00:16:26
  • 13-14
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March 2006
Palestinian National Authority [LCSH] Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamah al-Islāmīyah [LCSH] Arab-Israeli conflict [LCSH] Palestinian Arabs -- Politics and government [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] World history [LCSH] Political science [LCSH]
Carla Robinson (Host), Adrienne Arsenault (Journalist), Don Murray (Journalist), Paul Hunter (Journalist)
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