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Hamas ‘not committed’ to unity deal, says Fatah

RAMALLAH: Fatah’s top negotiator said Wednesday that rival movement Hamas was “not committed” to a landmark Palestinian reconciliation agreement, two days ahead of a key deadline to implement the accord.“Hamas is not committed to the agreement it signed in Cairo ...

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Fatah divides deepen as Palestinians honor Arafat

Related Articles GAZA CITY: Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza marked the 13th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat on Saturday. Arafat was the founder of Fatah, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) for 35 years, and ...

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Hamas and Fatah Sign Unity Deal, Allowing Joint Control of Gaza

CAIRO — Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal in Cairo on Thursday that aims to end their decade-old rivalry, with provisions for a joint administration that will control Gaza’s borders, including a key crossing point with Egypt, but that ...

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Hamas says reached deal with Palestinian rival Fatah

CAIRO: Palestinian rival factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal over political reconciliation, Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh said in a statement on Thursday without providing further details.A Hamas official told Reuters that details are expected to be released at a ...

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Hamas and Fatah 'reach agreement' at Cairo talks

The Palestinian group Hamas says it has reached an agreement with rival group Fatah, ending a decade-long rift. Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, said details of the deal would be released later on Thursday. Fatah has not commented. Egypt ...

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Palestinian rivals Hamas, Fatah start unity talks in Cairo

CAIRO: Unity talks between rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Islamist group Hamas in Cairo began on an optimistic note on Tuesday, with a top Hamas delegate saying he was “full of hope” for a roadmap to reconciliation.The Western-backed mainstream Fatah ...

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Palestinian Factions, Fatah and Hamas, Move Toward Reconciliation in Gaza

GAZA CITY — Beleaguered Gazans exulted at seeing the two main Palestinian factions take an important step toward reconciliation on Monday, as the Palestinian Authority’s prime minister arrived to take the reins of their impoverished territory’s government. If the effort ...

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Fatah and Hamas: a decade of strained relations

GAZA CITY: Ties between Palestinian rivals Fatah, a secular party, and the Islamist Hamas have been tense for a decade, at times erupting into deadly conflict.Hamas controls the narrow Mediterranean Gaza enclave of the Palestinian territories, while Fatah is based ...

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News Analysis: Hamas Offer Reflects Pressure From Egypt and Fatah

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The announcement from Hamas over the weekend arrived like a bouquet of roses for Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority. After months of pressure from Mr. Abbas and more than a week of talks in ...

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