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PA official visits Gaza as part of unity deal.

PA official for border crossings visits Gaza to advance reconciliation deal between Hamas and Fatah.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Hamas, Fatah ignore elephant in the room, for now.

Egypt believes that building trust between Hamas and Fatah should precede clarifying the remaining difficult issues between them, such as what to do about Hamas' military wing.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Have Hamas and Fatah Finally Reconciled?.

The recent Hamas-Fatah reconciliation may reflect shifting dynamics in negotiations on Gaza, both regionally and internationally.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Palestinian Authority official in Gaza to advance unity deal.

The Palestinian Authority's top official for border crossings visited the Gaza Strip Monday, after Hamas agreed to hand over control of the borders under a landmark reconciliation deal.

- The Daily Star - LB

Palestinian Authority official in Gaza to advance unity deal.

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories, Oct 16, 2017 - The Palestinian Authority's top official for border crossings visited the Gaza Strip on Monday, after Hamas agreed to hand over control of the borders under a landmark reconciliation deal.

- The Daily Star - LB

Gaza: natural gas project gains momentum with reconciliation.

Field not used for 20 years off Gaza Strip coast

- ANSA - IT

Israel to temporarily extend Gaza fishing area.

Israeli officials have announced they will temporarily expand the fishing area for Palestinians off a sector of the blockaded Gaza Strip.

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt scraps Rafah reopening following Sinai attack.

Egypt announces it won't reopen Rafah border crossing following ISIS attack in northern Sinai.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Amid reconciliation efforts, Palestine sets its eyes on Gaza gas field.

The Palestinian Authority is deploying continuous efforts to begin excavation works in the Gaza Marine gas field off the coast of the Gaza Strip.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Hamas Agrees Not to Attack Israel 'Unilaterally', Report Suggests.

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- Albawaba - UK

Watch: Terror stabbing inside prison.

Hamas terrorist stabs prison guard in southern Israel. The punishment? Just two extra years in jail.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Gaza amputees explain their unique friendship

After suffering injuries in Israeli air strikes, Mansour and Adly formed a special friendship.

- BBC - UK

What is Really Uniting the Palestinians?

Saleh Arouri and Hamas view the "reconciliation" agreement as Fatah moving closer to Hamas and not the other way around....The "reconciliation" agreement requires from Hamas only to dissolve its shadow government in the Gaza Strip. Hamas is not being

- Hudson New York - US

Report: Bennett to demand PM cut ties with Palestinian Authority

Education Minister Bennett plans to demand PM Netanyahu cancel agreements, cut ties with PA following its agreement with Hamas.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Gazans Hope Unity Deal Lasts, Brings Needed Economic Relief

It didn't take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold. Thousands took to the streets overnight celebrating the pact between Fatah and Hamas sealed in Cairo. Loudspeakers blasted national songs as ...

- Albawaba - UK

Criteo: AI & Data Sharing Can Help Publishers & Retailers Fight Back Against Tech Giants

INTERVIEW: Criteo's Gregory Gazagne talks AI, machine learning, Brexit and why smaller publishers and retailers can compete with Google, Facebook & Amazon

- TechWeekEurope - UK

Israeli tech companies start contracting in Gaza

Israeli IT companies have started contracting Gazan engineers to work on projects in a move that will not please Hamas but could improve Gaza's economy.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Saudi Arabia praises Gaza reconciliation

Saudi Arabia welcomed the reconciliation of rival Palestinian factions and said it will help them gain their legitimate rights, the state news agency SPA reported Friday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Residents of Gaza yearn for economic relief from Hamas and Fatah deal

Tired of being disappointed by past deals falling through, Palestinians are hopeful that the reconciliation deal between the two rival political factions, Hamas and Fatah, will stick.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Israel Won't Accept Palestinian Reconciliation without Strict Conditions

The Israeli government has listed the conditions under which it will accept the Palestinian reconciliation agreement The terms include an end to rocket building and tunnels in Gaza The news comes after Hamas and Fattah signed a historic deal on Thursday, ending 10 years of fighting The deal will see Palestinian police ...

- Albawaba - UK

Saudi Arabia welcomes Hamas, Fatah reconciliation deal

Saudi Arabia welcomed the reconciliation of rival factions Hamas and Fatah and said it will help Palestinians to gain their legitimate rights, the state news agency SPA reported Friday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after Palestinian unity deal

It didn't take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold.

- The Daily Star - LB

Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after Palestinian unity deal

It didn't take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold. Thousands took to the streets overnight celebrating the pact between Fatah and Hamas sealed in Cairo. Loudspeakers blasted national songs as ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Can Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal succeed?

Egypt and Palestinian parties have strong tactical reasons to make the reconciliation deal work.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after Palestinian unity deal

GAZA - It didn't take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold.

- Reuters - US

'The Israeli government cannot afford to miss another chance'

Father of kidnapped and murdered Israeli soldier says 'nothing should happen in Gaza' until missing Israelis are brought home.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Bennett: Israel cannot accept PA-Hamas reconciliation agreement

Education Minister Bennett says Israel cannot accept whitewashing Hamas, must halt all payments to terrorists.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Israel says Hamas must disarm under Palestinian unity deal

Hamas must disarm and recognise Israel under a Palestinian unity deal announced on Thursday with its rival Fatah aimed at ending their decade-long split, an Israeli government official said. "Any reconciliation between the and Hamas must include a commitment to international agreements and to the conditions of the Quartet, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

UN Secretary-General welcomes Hamas-Fatah reconciliation

UN 'stands ready' to assist reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas despite terror group's continued commitment to Israel's destruction.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Likud minister: Palestinian agreement comes at Israel's expense

Israel's Public Security Minister casts doubt on PA-Hamas agreement, says it may harm Israel.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Opinion: Cairo's Destructive Role in Palestinian Division

By Ramzy Baroud Egypt's enthusiasm to arbitrate between feuding Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, is not the outcome of a sudden awakening of conscience. Cairo has, in fact, played a destructive role in manipulating Palestinian division to its favor, while keeping the Rafah border crossing under lock and key. All ...

- Albawaba - UK

Hamas, Fatah sign deal on Palestinian reconciliation

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement on Thursday on ending a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt in Cairo, with president Mahmud Abbas calling it a "final" accord.

- EurActive - UK

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation deal

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah sign a reconciliation deal after Hamas agrees to hand over administrative control of Gaza, a decade after seizing the enclave in a civil war.

- ABC News - AU

Dark Times: Putting Out the Lights in Gaza

Paul Gaston Aaron The Israeli siege has become unbearable—and now the Palestinian Authority has joined Israel's campaign. The post Dark Times: Putting Out the Lights in Gaza appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

What Is Behind the Hamas-Fatah Reconciliation?

Egypt's enthusiasm to arbitrate between feuding Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, is not the outcome of a sudden awakening of conscience. Cairo has, in fact, played a destructive role in manipulating Palestinian division to its favor, while keeping the Rafah border crossing under lock and key. However, the Egyptian ...

- Antiwar.com - US

Hamas, Fatah sign deal on Palestinian reconciliation

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement Thursday on ending a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt in Cairo, with president Mahmoud ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Palestinian Authority to resume full control of Gaza

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement Thursday on ending a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt in Cairo, with president Mahmud Abbas calling it a “final” accord. Under the agreement, the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority is to resume full control of the ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Palestinian rivals Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation deal on Gaza

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement Thursday on ending a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt in Cairo, with president Mahmud Abbas calling it a "final" accord.

- France24 - FR

Rivals Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation accord

Hamas agrees to hand over administrative control of Gaza, which it seized a decade ago

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Waiting for Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to visit Gaza in recognition of the reconciliation efforts between Hamas and Fatah and reassertion of Palestinian Authority control over the territory.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation accord

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal Thursday after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing, a decade after seizing the enclave in a civil war.

- The Daily Star - LB

Can Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal succeed?

Following talks mediated by Egypt, Fatah and Hamas agree to reconcile in Cairo after a decade-long split.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Unity Deal Offers Hope for Palestinians and a Respite for Gaza

The agreement allows the Palestinian Authority to run Gaza, potentially ending a 10-year standoff, but leaves thorny issues unresolved.

- New York Times - US

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach unity plan after 10-year split

Details of the deal have yet to be released, however, and major obstacles remain.

- Washington Post - US

Five questions on Palestinian unity deal

 Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas signed a unity deal in Cairo on Thursday aimed at ending their decade-long dispute.

- Zee News - IN

Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation accord

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on Thursday.

- Zee News - IN

Rival Palestinian Groups Hamas, Fatah Reach Deal Over Control Of Gaza

If the Egyptian-brokered deal succeeds, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza will be reunited under one leadership for the first time since Hamas wrested control of Gaza 10 years ago.

- NPR - US

Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah reach a preliminary deal on governing Gaza 

Amid fanfare and embraces, representatives of the rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas, after a decade at loggerheads, signed a preliminary agreement Thursday to reunify and share control and leadership of the Gaza Strip. The images of an exuberant Salah Aruri, deputy head of Hamas, and senior...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Rival Palestinian factions in milestone reconciliation

Hailed as the end of a "dark division," long-time Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas have reached a reconciliation agreement after a decade of failed attempts and often bitter acrimony, according to statements from the factions.

- CNN Top Stories - US

A break in the clouds

It goes without saying that news of the accord between the Palestinian Fatah and Hamas movements should have emerged a decade ago, but now that it has come out with a bang we can safely say better late than never.

- The Daily Star - LB

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