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Fatah demands Hamas cede Gaza before reconciliation talks

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction on Wednesday ruled out talks with Hamas unless the Islamist group first cedes control of Gaza, casting doubt on a Yemen-sponsored reconciliation push. Fatah and Hamas, which seized control of the coastal enclave last June, agreed in Yemen this week to revive direct talks after months of hostilities to “return the Palestinian situation to what it was before the Gaza incidents.” Full Story

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