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Iran attack on Israel 'legitimate and deserved', Hamas says

On Wednesday, the Palestinian group Hamas said that Iran's attack on Israel was a "legitimate and deserved" response to a strike on the Islamic Republic's consulate in Syria.

Hamas said it was a "legitimate and deserved response to the Zionist entity's... targeting of the Iranian consulate building in Damascus" on 1 April.

"The response from the Islamic Republic of Iran confirms that the time when the Zionist entity could act as it wanted without accountability or punishment has ended," Hamas added in a statement.