Palestinian Territories: A Meeting Brings More Distance

Feb 13, 2018 | 21:08 GMT

Relations remain rocky between the Palestinian political parties Hamas and Fatah. On Feb. 13, a group of high-ranking Hamas officials met with a delegation representing Mohammed Dahlan, who was previously the security chief in the Gaza Strip and is a former Fatah member. Now, however, Dahlan is a fierce rival of Fatah leader and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. By entertaining the possibility of working out a deal with Dahlan, Hamas officials are sending a message that they have other options than to strike a deal with Fatah....

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