Has Hamas Called for a Global Day of Jihad? What to Know
As Israel prepares its ground assault in Gaza following attacks by Hamas, the militant group's former leader has called for protests around the world and has said it is the time for jihad—a term that has been widely used by the group and other Islamist militants in the context of holy war.
Hamas seeks the destruction of Israel and its replacement with an Islamic state.
The group launched an unprecedented attack on Israel on Saturday and at least 1,300 people were killed there, the Associated Press reported, citing the Israeli...