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Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure
Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure

A European Union court Wednesday ordered the removal of Hamas from the European Union's list of terrorist organizations, based on a procedural technicality, a ruling that provoked anger from Israel as well as satisfaction from the militant Palestinian movement. A statement from the General Court of the European Union said it annuls the “measures maintaining Hamas on the European list of terrorist organizations.” However, the court said assets seized from Hamas would continue to be frozen pending an appeal. The court ruling coincided with another blow to Israeli policy. The Palestinian leadership submitted a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council via allied...

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