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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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Increased terrorism against Israel as a solution to internal Palestinian strife

Dr. Moussa Abu Marzouq, Deputy Chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau, candidly admitted that Hamas had launched a rocket attack on Israel to put an end to the violent clashes with Fatah.
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Moussa Abu Marzouq, Deputy Chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau, admits that the Hamas government supports terrorism and confirms that the Israeli security fence in the West Bank makes suicide bombing attacks more difficult

Abu Marzouq admitted that “[carrying out] such attacks is made difficult by the security fence and the gates surrounding West Bank residents”. He stressed that the (Hamas) movement was powerless to extend any significant assistance to the West Bank, but that the actual happenings on the ground (the existence of the security fence and the
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Inculcating kindergarten children with radical Islamic ideology and the culture of anti-Israel terrorism

On May 31, 2007, Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV satellite channel broadcast the end of the year party held for the 29th class of kindergartens belonging to the Al-Mujamma’ al-Islami Islamic society, a part of Hamas’ social infrastructure (da’wah) in the Gaza Strip. The children, dressed in camouflage suits and wearing green headbands inscribed “There is no
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