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Palestinian leaders Abbas, Mashaal meet

The moderate Palestinian president and the exiled political leader of the militant Hamas held a rare meeting Friday in the Egyptian capital — the first since their factions formed a coalition government, officials from both camps said. Mahmoud Abbas of the moderate Fatah movement and Hamas’ supreme leader Khaled Mashaal were to discuss the troubled cease-fire with Israel, international sanctions against the Palestinians, the PLO restructuring in which Hamas wants a part, as well as other issues facing the recently formed government. Full Story

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