During the military tribunal of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt General Guide’s second deputy, Kheirat Al-Shatar, the prime witness revealed documents attesting to an organizational connection between Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.
According to his testimony, the purpose of the Hamas-Muslim Brotherhood coordination was to infiltrate jihadist elements into the Palestinian territories for purposes of military training and establishing armed groups in Egyptian Rafah, the West Bank, and southern Lebanon.
Source: Al-Ahram, Egypt, September 1, 2007
That should put to rest any notion that Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood aren’t connected. In fact, the founder of Hamas was a Muslim Brotherhood member. Hamas is simply the Palestinian branch of the organization.