Palestinian prime minister visits Gaza in reconciliation move with Hamas

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The West Bank-based Palestinian prime minister crossed into the Gaza Strip on Monday in a move towards reconciliation between Hamas and the mainstream Fatah party, a decade after the Islamist group seized the territory in a civil war.

Hamas announced last week that it was handing over administrative control of the Gaza Strip to a unity government headed by Rami al-Hamdallah, but the movement’s armed wing remains the dominant power in the Palestinian enclave of two million people.

“We return to Gaza in order to conclude reconciliation and national unity and end the...


Palestinian prime minister visits Gaza in reconciliation move with Hamas


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