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Hamas to Allow Fatah to Celebrate Anniversary in Gaza
Arutz Sheva - Israel National News ^ | First Publish: 12/28/2012, 9:31 PM | Elad Benari, Canada

Posted on 12/28/2012 1:33:51 PM PST by haffast

The Gaza branch of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party said on Friday it will mark its anniversary in the Hamas-ruled enclave after an accord between the two factions, AFP reported.


During Israel’s recent Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza, the two factions appeared to be getting closer, announcing they have decided to end infighting. The Palestinian Authority later announced it will release Hamas-affiliated detainees as a goodwill gesture to boost reconciliation efforts.

Abbas said earlier this month it was time to seal a reconciliation with Hamas.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: abbas; haniyeh; israel; palestine; waronterror
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1 posted on 12/28/2012 1:33:58 PM PST by haffast
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