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Gaza bombings heighten tension between Fatah and Hamas
Gaza bombings heighten tension between Fatah and Hamas

Tension increased Friday between Palestinian political adversaries Fatah and Hamas, which have formed a unity government, after a series of explosions in the Gaza Strip that targeted the homes of key Fatah members. The blasts caused no injuries but shook Palestinian politics, which is still recovering from the seven-year rift between the two movements, which formally reconciled in April. The explosions occurred simultaneously about 3 a.m., damaging the houses and cars of 10 high-ranking Fatah figures, including the governor of Gaza and a member of the parliament, according to Palestinian reports. “After they blew up the entrance to my house, they left a paper at the door ordering...

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