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Rival Palestinian Factions Reach Landmark Reconciliation Pact


“Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas on Wednesday proclaimed a landmark, Egyptian-mediated reconciliation pact aimed at ending their bitter four-year rift. The Palestinian president seized the occasion to deliver a scathing criticism of Israel, saying he would not succumb to its blackmail over the future of Mideast peacemaking.

‘We forever turn the black page of division,’ the Western-backed Mahmoud Abbas said at the declaration ceremony in the Egyptian capital Cairo, promising to ‘soon’ visit Hamas-held Gaza Strip.”  Read more.

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