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EGYPT - PALESTINE
Gaza to pass under Palestinian Authority control by December 1st
The agreement between Fatah and Hamas was signed today in Cairo after two days of intense negotiations. The security of the Rafah border will be managed by the Palestinian Authority. Abbas: definitive agreement.
31/12/2008 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Israel rejects (for now) truce proposal in Gaza as “unrealistic”
Rockets land in Beer Sheva as the number of dead rises in the Strip. Medical facilities in Gaza lack operating rooms, bandages and drugs to treat the wounded. Israel wants an end to rocket attacks; Hamas wants an end to air raids.
04/07/2006 ISRAEL PALESTINE
Tensions escalate over Israeli corporal's kidnapping
People are suffering and dying in Gaza as Egyptian and Saudi diplomatic efforts continue. Israel warns Syria against supporting the terrorists. Palestinians and Israelis say the soldier is still alive.
03/12/2008 EGYPT - PALESTINE
Hamas: no pilgrimage to Mecca for faithful of Gaza Strip
Their offense is that they asked for permission to leave from the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, controlled by Fatah. An internal power struggle is affecting the Muslims, and is judged as "an abominable crime" by the highest Sunni authority in Egypt. The news is raising ironic comments from Israeli newspapers.
More bloodshed as a result of Hamas-Fatah clashes in Gaza
Twenty-eight people are killed between Friday and last night. It is the worst death toll since a Saudi-brokered peace deal was signed and a national unity government was set up in March. Israel, whose army shot and killed a Palestinian over night, said it was following the situation but would not intervene.
Hamas-Fatat agree on eve of donors’ conference
Palestinian factions agree to process that should lead to a national unity government. Thus aid for Gaza reconstruction should start flowing in. Israeli daily Haaretz writes that recent war benefited Hamas.
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