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How Qatar being forced to stop funding terrorism led to Hamas and Fatah reconciling

For years, Egypt has sought to improve relations between both parties operating in the Palestinian territories. Now it seems like something has actually changed – but what will Qatar do next? 272 more words

Arab World

Hur väl samarbetar terroristgrupperna Hamas och Fatah?

Terroristerna i Fatah och Hamas har förenats ett antal gånger.

The True Enemies of the Palestinians

by Bassam Tawil
September 20, 2017 at 5:00 am… 230 more words

Hamas asks Abbas to lift Gaza sanctions after disbanding shadow government

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (Reuters) – Hamas called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday to respond to the disbanding of its shadow government in the Gaza Strip by ending his sanctions on the impoverished enclave.

"Sunday’s surprise announcement that Hamas had dissolved its administrative committee in Gaza and agreed to reconciliation is unlikely to defy the precedent"

The Doomed Palestinian Reconciliation Plan
by Grant Rumley
September 17, 2017

Of the demands Palestinians often make of their leaders, reconciliation between their two largest political factions perennially tops the list… 131 more words

Israel & Middle East

Hamas says ready to hand Gaza to Palestinian unity government

DAOUD KUTTAB | Published — Monday 18 September 2017

AMMAN: Hamas on Sunday said it has agreed to dismantle the administration that runs Gaza, a major step toward handing control of the enclave to a unity government after a decade of bitter rivalry with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas. 458 more words

Arab World

Inside Qatar’s $20+ million a year lobbying effort in Washington

Conservative Review, by Jordan Schachtel,  Sept. 13, 2017:

The small Gulf nation of Qatar is investing millions of dollars into influential Washington, D.C., lobbying groups in order to rehabilitate its image with the American people and the Western world. 723 more words