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Palestinian reconciliation unlikely in 2012: Hamas official


March 31st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 31 (IANS) A Hamas official Saturday ruled out the possibility that the Palestinian reconciliation will take place this year, blaming mainly Israel and the US for blocking it.... Read more...

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Palestinian rivals prepare for Cairo summit


November 13th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Nov 13 (IANS) Palestinian rivals are making intensive contacts to prepare for a meeting between their leaders, initially scheduled to take place in Egypt's Cairo later this month, Palestinian ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah leaders to finalize reconciliation deal


October 13th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 12 (IANS) A senior Palestinian official announced that leaders of the Islamic Hamas movement and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party will meet in Cairo Wednesday to finalize ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah to finalise unity government talks next week


June 15th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The leaders of the recently reconciled Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah will hold a final round of talks on the creation of a new unity ... Read more...

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Palestinian group accuses Obama of u-turn


May 25th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama's recent assertion that the UN will never vote for an independent Palestinian state represented a "complete turnabout" by the ... Read more...

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India welcomes Fatah-Hamas agreement


May 6th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India Friday welcomed the signing of an agreement between the two rival Palestinian political forces, Hamas and Fatah, and hoped it will lead to peace ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Palestinians celebrate unity deal


May 4th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of Palestinians on Wednesday took to the streets to celebrate the unity deal signed by Palestinian factions, including Fatah and Hamas, in Cairo, Palestine News Network reported.People ... Read more...

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Palestinians rally in Gaza against Israeli eviction order


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 22 (IANS) Hundreds of Palestinians Wednesday rallied near a crossing point in northern Gaza Strip, protesting against an Israeli order that allowed the army to evict people from the West ... Read more...

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Abbas says stalled peace process cause for his stepping down


December 31st, 2009 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Dec 31 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday the stalled peace process is the reason he will not run for a second term in office. "The objective is to achieve a ... Read more...

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Senior Fatah, Hamas leaders meet in Gaza


April 9th, 2009 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 9 (DPA) Leaders of the rival Hamas and Fatah movements held a meeting in Hamas-ruled Gaza Wednesday to discuss reconstruction of the Gaza Strip and mutual reconciliation. The meeting between the ... Read more...

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Palestinian factions return to Cairo for talks


March 31st, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Cairo, March 31 (DPA) Representatives of rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah returned to Cairo Tuesday to resume talks on forming a national unity government, representatives of the groups said. Egyptian-mediated talks between ... Read more...

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US envoy hailed for his Mideast peace plans


February 28th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Feb 28 (Xinhua) US Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell is interested in making peace in the whole region rather than in just the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah start reconciliation meeting in Cairo


February 26th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 26 (DPA) Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah started national unity talks in Cairo Thursday to overcome a bitter split between rival governments in the West bank and Gaza. The Cairo ... Read more...

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Fatah leaders fears Gaza conflict has put Hamas in ascendancy


January 23rd, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan. 23 (ANI): Fatah, the party created by former Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, believes that the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip between Israel and the Hamas, has placed the ... Read more...

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Egypt postpones Hamas-Fatah reconciliation talks


November 8th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Gaza, Nov 8 (DPA) Egypt announced Saturday that crucial reconciliation talks between the Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah scheduled for Monday are to be postponed.The decision came after Hamas officially told Cairo ... Read more...

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Hamas, four factions agree to resume dialogue


August 17th, 2008 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
DPA Gaza, Aug 17 (DPA) The Islamic Hamas movement and four Palestinian factions agreed Saturday to resume an internal dialogue aimed at reconciliation, for which they welcomed Egyptian and Arab support. Representatives of ... Read more...

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Fatah movement calls for dialogue with rival Hamas


May 20th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Gaza, May 20 (Xinhua) An official from Palestinian Fatah movement Tuesday called on his group and rival Islamic Hamas movement to launch a dialogue in order to overcome the widening crisis. Zakaria ... Read more...

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No talks with Hamas unless it undoes Gaza coup: Abbas


March 26th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA Ramallah, March 26 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas clarified Wednesday that he would not hold "redundant" talks with Hamas, unless it first undid its Gaza take-over. Speaking at a news conference in ... Read more...

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Hamas: Dialogue with Fatah to start April 5


March 24th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Gaza, March 23 (Xinhua) Ayman Taha, a Hamas spokesman in Gaza, said Sunday that Hamas and its rival Fatah movement leaders agreed in Yemen to resume dialogue April 5 in the Palestinian ... Read more...

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Hamas, Fatah fail to agree on dialogue agenda


March 23rd, 2008 - 4:36 am ICT by admin
DPA Sanaa, March 23 (DPA) Talks between the Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah broke down Saturday after negotiators from the two rival factions failed to reach an agreement on a Yemeni plan to ... Read more...

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Hamas seeks Arab efforts to end standoff with rival Fatah


March 8th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Gaza, March 8 (Xinhua) A senior official of Islamic Hamas movement said Saturday it was seeking "positive" Arab efforts to end the impasse with rival Fatah of President Mahmoud Abbas. Ahmed Yousef, ... Read more...

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