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  1. Palestinian territories profile - Overview

    …boycotted the poll, and allowed no elections at all in Gaza. In 2014 Fatah and Hamas

    …boycotted the poll, and allowed no elections at all in Gaza. In 2014 Fatah and Hamas announced a reconciliation deal and…

    …leftists took control of a fifth. Hamas boycotted the poll, and allowed no elections at all in Gaza. In 2014 Fatah and Hamas announced a reconciliation deal and formed a unity government, in an…

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  2. Democracy Live parliamentary highlights

    …the general election next year. The three UK party leaders promised to maintain the…

    …16 September that Labour will address "under-funding" of the Welsh Government if it wins the general election next year…

    …Jones told AMs on 16 September that Labour will address "under-funding" of the Welsh Government if it wins the general election next year. The three UK party leaders promised to maintain the formula…

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  3. Guide: Why are Israel and the Palestinians fighting over Gaza?

    …but soon after, a group called Hamas won elections and took control there. Much of the…

    …fighting. Israel finally left Gaza in 2005 but soon after, a group called Hamas won elections and took control there…

    …2005 but soon after, a group called Hamas won elections and took control there. Much of the world calls Hamas a terrorist organisation. It refuses to recognise Israel as a country and wants…

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  4. What drove Hamas to take on Israel?

    …on-off negotiations since Hamas' 2006 election victory, with numerous failed or short…

    …government had been high. Hamas and Fatah had been in tortured, on-off negotiations since Hamas' 2006 election victory…

    …national unity government had been high. Hamas and Fatah had been in tortured, on-off negotiations since Hamas' 2006 election victory, with numerous failed or short-lived attempts along the way…

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  5. Hamas in Gaza pin hopes on Mursi's election in Egypt

    election, Egypt greatly increased the number of Palestinians allowed to leave Gaza through…

    …reason for his good humour: The election of a new president. Not in Gaza but in neighbouring Egypt. When it was…

    …more to do with internal politics among Gaza's militant factions rather than being connected to Mr Mursi's election. Either way many will be watching to see how the Muslim Brotherhood reacts if Hamas

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  6. SAVE YOUR KISSES FOR ME

    …fired from the Gaza strip last week are named after him, as is Hamas' military wing - the…

    …thousands of Qassam rockets that were fired from the Gaza strip last week are named after him, as is Hamas' military…

    …Everyone was furious and all sides - Likud, Fatah, and Hamas said that Abu Warda had been forced to lie. And each blamed the other for doing it. But Netanyahu then went on to win the election by a…

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  7. Holocaust families criticise Israel over Gaza

    …militant movement Hamas to the Nazis. More than 2,000 people have been killed in Gaza in…

    …Palestinian militant movement Hamas to the Nazis. More than 2,000 people have been killed in Gaza in the ongoing…

    …highly critical of Israel. Israel tightened its blockade of Gaza in 2007 after Hamas, which rejects Israel's right to exist, took control of the territory, having won elections the year before and…

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  8. Gaza: Fatah holds biggest rally since Hamas came to power

    …the two sides. Hamas came to power in Gaza after winning Palestinian elections in 2006 and…

    Hamas came to power in Gaza after winning Palestinian elections in 2006 and ousting Fatah from the coastal enclave in…

    …West Bank. The moves were aimed at easing tensions between the two sides. Hamas came to power in Gaza after winning Palestinian elections in 2006 and ousting Fatah from the coastal enclave in clashes…

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  9. Gaza: Hamas seeks to emerge stronger

    …it in 2007, a year after winning legislative elections. Israel sees Hamas as a terrorist…

    …Israel says its military offensive in Gaza targets militants from the Palestinian movement, Hamas. Yet for the…

    …in Shejaiya, north-east of Gaza City, that journalists saw masked men hurrying down the streets and talking furtively into walkie-talkies on street corners. The military wing of Hamas, communicates…

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  10. Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas 'agree to end rift'

    …Authority legislative election March 2006 - Hamas government sworn in. US and EU suspend…

    elections. The groups have been divided for more than four years, with Hamas in power in Gaza and Fatah running the West…

    …January 2006 - Hamas wins Palestinian Authority legislative election March 2006 - Hamas government sworn in. US and EU suspend ties. February-March 2007 - Fatah and Hamas agree to form coalition…

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  2. Ten Points Towards a Two-State Solution

    …According to most scorekeepers, the Gaza war boosted the popularity and prestige of Hamas

    …scorekeepers, the Gaza war boosted the popularity and prestige of Hamas and was a disaster for Israel; now, in his usual…

    …violent than Hamas. Gaza shows that, far from being impossible, a secure, well-run Palestinian state is more essential than ever, for the sake of justice and for the security of both sides. Liberals…

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  3. Hamas Would Abide By PLO Recognition of Israel, Legislator Says

    …militant Hamas faction that rules Gaza, according to a new poll, and prominent members of…

    …the militant Hamas faction that rules Gaza, according to a new poll, and prominent members of Israeli Prime Minister…

    …University. Hamas won a majority of seats in the Palestinian legislature in the 2006 elections. The body hasn’t met formally since a schism in which Fatah was violently forced out of Gaza, leaving …

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