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Hamas and Fatah delegations in Cairo for unity talks

A delegation of senior Hamas leaders arrived in Cairo on Monday for talks with Egyptian officials regarding Palestinian reconciliation, Hamas spokesperson Fawzy Barhoum said in a statement. The Hamas visit came one day after the arrival of a senior Fatah delegation in Cairo to deliver the movement’s response to an[…]

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Palestinian factions to delay Gaza handover

Rival Palestinian factions agreed Wednesday to postpone the handover of control over Gaza from Hamas to Fatah, less than 48 hours before a deadline as part of an Egyptian-brokered reconciliation deal. The announcement came at the last minute as the landmark Palestinian unity deal faltered dangerously, with Fatah and Hamas[…]

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Hamas rejects designation of Hezbollah as ‘terrorist’

Hamas on Monday rejected a resolution by Arab League foreign ministers designating Lebanon’s Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. “Hamas strongly rejects the designation of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah as terrorist,” it said in a statement. “We were shocked to see that the joint Arab statement was free from referring[…]

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