Of course Hamas recognizes Israel - as the enemy that has to be erased from the face of the earth. No Hamas leader ever said that Hamas wants peace with Israel or will recognize Israel's right to exist. Hamas leaders repeatedly and on the record state that they will "never" make peace with Israel, and that peace negotiations are illegitimate.
Kerry meets Egyptian officials in bid to assuage concerns over Iran deal (AP)
from the article: Palestinian unity has cast Netanyahu adrift