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Hamas asks Abbas to lift Gaza sanctions after disbanding shadow government.

RAFAH, Gaza Strip - Hamas called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday to respond to the disbanding of its shadow government in the Gaza Strip by ending his sanctions on the impoverished enclave.

- Reuters - US

Hamas asks Abbas to lift Gaza sanctions.

Hamas called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday to respond to the disbanding of its shadow government in the Gaza Strip by ending his sanctions on the impoverished enclave.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hamas tunnel collapses in Gaza, third death in days.

On border with Egypt. Victims all militants

- ANSA - IT

News Analysis: Hamas Offer Reflects Pressure From Egypt and Fatah.

The militant group that controls Gaza agreed to Palestinian Authority demands, but said nothing about disarming. In the past, hopes for unity have been dashed.

- New York Times - US

Hamas terrorist dies in terror tunnel.

24-year-old terrorist belonging to Al-Qassam Brigades dies while working on tunnel meant for terror activity.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Abbas and Haniyeh speak amid reconciliation efforts.

PA and Hamas leader speak for the first time in nearly a year.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Palestinian PM to visit Gaza for reconciliation talks.

Palestinian Authority's Rami Hamdallah to follow up on Hamas concessions to end decade-long rift with Fatah.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Palestinian premier plans Gaza visit after Hamas concessions.

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is poised to visit Gaza for talks, a senior official said Monday, after Hamas agreed steps toward resolving a decadelong split with its West Bank-based rival Fatah.

- The Daily Star - LB

'Palestinians want reconciliation' between Fatah and Hamas.

Hamas has made an offer to its Palestinian rival, Fatah, agreeing to hold elections in the Gaza Strip. The head of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Ramallah, Bettina Marx, sees this as a striking and positive development.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Hamas agrees to dissolve Gaza administration.

President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed the move and said it would 'enable the formation of a national reconciliation government'

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Hamas's engagement with Palestinian Authority reduces war risks, but is unlikely to be accepted by Israel.

Event On 17 September, Hamas announced that it would dissolve the Gaza administrative committee, the body that it has been using to govern the Gaza Strip since 14 March 2017, instead it committed to the formation of a unity government. Hamas officials also stated a willingness to participate in

- Jane’s - US

Palestinians Imprison Journalists for Exposing Corruption

Harb's ordeal began in June 2016, when she published an investigative report that disclosed how Hamas and the Palestinian Authority were using medical care to blackmail Palestinian patients. Her report exposed how some physicians and Hamas and PA

- Hudson New York - US

Hamas ditches responsibility for Gaza, Egypt cuts Israel out of this process

September 18, 2017, 9:23 AM Hamas has disowned responsibility for governing the Gaza Strip as of Monday, Sept. 18. DEBKAfile: This announcement by Hamas, after talks with Egyptian officials, aims at pushing Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, head of the rival Fatah, into taking over and placing Gaza under PA ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Hamas takes step towards Palestinian unification

Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that runs Gaza, agrees to hold talks with its rival Fatah to form a unity government and says it is ready to hold general elections.

- ABC News - AU

Rival Palestinian groups appear to move toward unity after a 10-year split

The Palestinian Authority's Fatah movement and its militant rival, Hamas, on Sunday appeared to move toward ending a 10-year split after Hamas vowed to accept conditions including a unity government and general elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Hamas, which took control of Gaza in 2007,...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Fatah Group Urges Hamas to Implement Reconciliation Accord

Following days of talks Egyptian mediators have gotten rival Palestinian factions to agree to reconcile, although Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah group is insisting rival Hamas implement the conditions it has agreed to before taking the next step. Efforts to resolve a decade-old schism between the two main ...

- Voice of America - US

Hamas said ready for first Palestinian election since 2006

September 17, 2017, 5:21 PM The Palestinian terrorist Hamas group, after meeting senior Egyptian officials in Cairo, is offering to dissolve the committee which rules the Gaza Strip and hold a general election for the first time since 2006. Its representatives also say they are willing to hold talks with the rival Fatah to ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Abbas welcomes Hamas overtures

PA chairman welcomes Hamas's announcement that it agrees to talks with Fatah as well as to dismantle the Gaza administrative committee.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Hamas claims: We captured an Israeli agent

Hamas claims it uncovered and arrested an Israeli agent who provided information on a military target in Gaza attacked by the IDF.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Hamas agrees to dissolve its Gaza administration, push for Palestinian unity government

Hamas has agreed to dissolve the administration that runs Gaza, it said on Sunday, a major step toward handing control of the enclave to a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Palestinian unity dawns

Palestinians Sunday were reveling in some good news, something they have not had for a very long time. In Gaza, Ramallah and the diaspora, they welcomed the announcement from Hamas that it has accepted key demands to end the decade-old split with Fatah by dissolving the committee that runs Gaza, inviting Abbas' government ...

- The Daily Star - LB

Hamas says ready to end feud with Fatah, hold polls

Hamas said it had agreed to key demands made by Fatah: dissolving the so-called administrative committee, while saying it was ready for elections and negotiations toward a unity government. Hamas chief Ismail Haniya agreed to take such steps in talks with Egyptian officials in Cairo last week, a Hamas official has said.

- Times Of India - IN

Hamas 'ready' to hand Gaza to unity govt

Hamas has agreed to dissolve the administration that runs Gaza, it said Sunday, a major step toward handing control of the enclave to a Palestinian unity government after a decade of bitter rivalry with President Mahmoud Abbas.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hamas says ready to hand Gaza to a Palestinian unity government | Reuters

The post Hamas says ready to hand Gaza to a Palestinian unity government | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Hamas says ready to hand Gaza over to a Palestinian unity government

Hamas agrees to dismantle the administration that runs Gaza, marking a major step towards handing control of the Palestinian enclave to a unity government.

- ABC News - AU

Hamas agrees to dissolve governing body in Gaza

Hamas on Sunday announced it agreed to dissolve its governing body in Gaza Strip and allow the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority government take over.

- UPI - US

Hamas Accepts PA Reconciliation Demands to Dissolve Gaza Administration, Hold Elections

Hamas has dissolved its administration that runs the besieged Gaza Strip and is now agreeing to hold general elections, the movement announced on Sunday. Hamas said in a statement on Sunday that it has dissolved its shadow government and that it will allow the so-called unity government to operate in Gaza. The group added ...

- Albawaba - UK

Hamas ready for talks on forming unity govt in Gaza

Hamas, the Palestinian group that has run Gaza since 2007, has agreed to talks with the rival Fatah movement, which dominates the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.

- RTE - IE

Hamas ready to hand Gaza to a Palestinian unity government

Hamas has agreed to dismantle the administration that runs Gaza,  a major step towards handing control of the Palestinian enclave to a unity government after a decade of bitter rivalry with President Mahmoud Abbas. The Islamist group, which has ruled Gaza since a brief Palestinian civil war in 2007, said it had taken "a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Hamas dissolves Gaza administration in Palestinian unity bid | Reuters

The post Hamas dissolves Gaza administration in Palestinian unity bid | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

A step towards Palestinian unity?

Hamas says it's finally ready for a reconciliation deal, but questions remain as to whether it will follow through.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Hamas Takes Steps Toward Reconciliation Government

Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, said Sunday in a statement that it will dissolve its administrative body and hold general elections. The decision is seen as a way to end a political and territorial rift between Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement. The move opens an avenue to form a ...

- Voice of America - US

Hamas Moves to End Dispute with Abbas's Fatah Movement

The militant group Hamas that rules Gaza moved Sunday to end its decade-long political and territorial split with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement, agreeing to dissolve its administrative body and hold general elections. With the Gaza economy in shambles and electricity typically on only four hours a day ...

- Voice of America - US

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

RAMALLAH, West Bank — President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement on Sunday welcomed a pledge by its Hamas rival to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split, but said it wants to see vows implemented…

- Billings Gazette - US

Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government

Hamas also agreed to an election, which has failed to take place in Gaza since 2006 as a result of the division between Fatah and Hamas.

- Zee News - IN

Hamas Agrees to Conditions for Reconciliation With Fatah Party

Hamas agreed Sunday to conditions demanded by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for reconciliation with his Fatah party, a move aimed at mending a decadelong rift between the two factions.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Hamas says ready to hold elections, reconcile with Fatah

Palestinian Islamist Hamas group said on Sunday it has dissolved its administration that runs Gaza and agreed to hold general elections in order to end a long-running feud with President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement.

- France24 - FR

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement on Sunday welcomed a pledge by its Hamas rival to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Hamas dissolves Gaza administration in Palestinian unity bid

Hamas agrees unity government will rule Gaza.

- The Hindu - IN

Rift between West Bank and Gaza over?

Paving the way for possible reconciliation between the West Bank and Gaza, Hamas said Sunday it would dissolve the Gaza administrative committee, allowing a unity government to work in its place and agree on general elections.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Fatah cautiously welcomes Hamas pledge for talks, Gaza elections

Hamas has announced it has accepted reconciliation demands by rival Fatah. The rift between the factions has left the Palestinians divided between two authorities for a decade. Fatah has welcomed the move, with caution.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Hamas dissolves Gaza administration in Palestinian unity bid

Palestinian Islamist Hamas group said on Sunday it has dissolved its administration that runs Gaza and agrees to hold general elections in order to end a long-running feud with President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement.

- BDNews24 - BD

Hamas agrees to steps towards Palestinian unity

Group dissolves administrative committee in Gaza, saying it is ready to hold talks with rival Fatah movement.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

RAMALLAH, West Bank — President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement on Sunday welcomed a pledge by its Hamas rivals to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split, but said it wants to see vows implemented…

- Billings Gazette - US

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

- Townhall.com - US

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

A senior Fatah leader has welcomed a pledge by the rival group Hamas to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split.

- FOX News - US

Hamas to talk with Palestinian rival Fatah and hold Gaza elections

Hamas has announced it has accepted reconciliation demands by rival Fatah. The rift between the factions has left the Palestinians divided between two authorities for the past decade.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to end Palestinian split

President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Movement Sunday welcomed a pledge by its Hamas rivals to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split, but said it wants to see vows implemented before making the next move.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hamas dissolves Gaza administration in Palestinian unity bid

Senior Fatah official welcomed cautiously Hamas's position The post Hamas dissolves Gaza administration in Palestinian unity bid appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Hamas says it is ready to hold first elections since 2006

The Palestinian militant group signals it is ready to end its feud with Fatah and hold elections.

- BBC - UK

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