The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation June 16-28, 2007

The Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip and the establishment of the emergency government in Judea and Samaria created two rival, mutually hostile Palestinian governments, Ismail Haniya’s and Salam Fayyad’s. Egypt, Jordan and Israel, which view the establishment of a Hamas-led “Islamic emirate” as having a serious potential for creating instability and which being liable
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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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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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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation June 1-14, 2007

Events in the internal Palestinian arena focused on the new round of confrontations, deadlier and more extensive than the previous ones. When the dust settled, Hamas had almost completed its takeover of most of the Gaza Strip. Fatah and the Palestinian security forces collapsed and the Gaza Strip is has been turned into radical Islamic
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