The U.S. Has Been Speaking To Hamas Through Back Channels For More Than Six Months

U.S. officials and members of Hamas have been meeting in Jordan, Egypt, and Qatar, sources say.

The meetings were held between U.S. intermediaries and Hamas’ leadership, which lives outside the Gaza Strip in third-party countries ranging from Egypt to Qatar and Jordan. Topics included the ceasefire agreement with Israel and the recently formed unity government between Hamas and Fatah. Continue reading