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Hamas and Fatah sign deal over control of Gaza Strip

Egyptian-brokered talks between rival Palestinian factions are latest attempt to end decade-long territorial disputeThe rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have signed a preliminary reconciliation deal in the latest in a series of attempts to end a decade-long Palestinian territorial, political and ideological split that has crippled statehood aspirations.The deal, signed in Cairo in the presence of Egyptian intelligence officials, focuses on who should control the contested Gaza Strip and on what terms. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Thursday, 12 October