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Breaking the ice: Hamas closer to State of Palestine while hundreds of thousands showed support to Fatah in Gaza.

Fatah rally GazaHundreds of thousands of Palestinians gathered in Gaza in a show of support for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah Party on Friday, the 48th anniversary of the party’s founding.

It was an unusual scene in Gaza because it was the first mass rally showing open support for Fatah since 2007. That is the year Hamas seized control of Gaza from Fatah, which now controls only the West Bank.

The number of people who showed up surprised many. Some participants slept in the Gaza City square after…READ STORY HERE