Hamas

Egypt condemns the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip, expresses its unequivocal support of the Palestinian emergency government, and campaigns to strengthen Abu Mazen.

Egypt condemns the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip, expresses its unequivocal support of the Palestinian emergency government, and campaigns to strengthen Abu Mazen. The Egyptian government is deeply concerned over the establishment of a radical Hamas-controlled “Islamic emirate” supported by Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood.
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In an emotional speech given a week after Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, Abu Mazen attacked Hamas and rejected a dialogue with Hamas (“There is no dialogue with those conspirators and murderers.”).

In an emotional speech given a week after Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, Abu Mazen attacked Hamas and rejected a dialogue with Hamas (“There is no dialogue with those conspirators and murderers.”). Hamas responded with protest rallies in the Gaza Strip and unbridled personal attacks against Abu Mazen
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Hamas announced its intention to launch a Turkish version of its Website in the near future, the site’s eighth language.

Hamas announced its intention to launch a Turkish version of its Website in the near future, the site’s eighth language. It is part of the organization’s efforts to upgrade its Internet network, one of the most important weapons in its battle for hearts and minds.
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Salam Fayyad’s new Palestinian emergency government and the beginning of its struggle against Ismail Haniya’s Hamas government

The following Information Bulletin updates and completes the Bulletin from June 19, “Salam Fayyad’s new Palestinian emergency government and the beginning of its struggle against Ismail Haniya’s Hamas government,” which can be found on the Website. The current Bulletin includes additional information, mostly about the members of the government.
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After Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, Abu Mazen dissolved the Palestinian national unity government and established an emergency Fatah-affiliated government.

After Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, Abu Mazen dissolved the Palestinian national unity government and established an emergency Fatah-affiliated government. Hamas rejected the move, creating a situation of two Palestinian governments, one in the West Bank and one in the Gaza Strip, both struggling for internal and international legitimacy.
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Dramatic escalation in the violent confrontations between Hamas and Fatah. Hamas has taken over extensive areas of the Gaza Strip as the collapse of Fatah and the security forces accelerates

The frail ceasefire between Hamas and Fatah which went into effect at the end of the last round of confrontations (May 13-19) collapsed completely after the talks in Cairo failed. Behind the new round of confrontations, the seventh since Hamas came to power, are Hamas’ refusal to accept Abu Mazen’s initiative (the ten-point plan), the
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