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Hamas takes control of Gaza goods crossing

Hamas, the Gaza Strip’s Islamist rulers, took control of the Palestinian side of the enclave’s main goods crossing with Israel, officials said Sunday. Hamas seized the Gaza Strip in 2007 in a conflict with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah party. However, it agreed to relinquish control of the crossings to the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority (PA) […]

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