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Egypt Envoy to Palestine Accuses Hamas of Incitement

Egypt's ambassador to the Palestinian Authority warns Hamas that its continued support for the Muslim Brotherhood will only cause it harm.
Palestinians shout slogans during a rally in solidarity with Egypt's deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and in protest of the recent violence in Egypt organized by Hamas movement in the West Bank city of Ramallah, August 16, 2013. Deeply polarised Egypt braced for renewed confrontation on Friday after the Muslim Brotherhood called for a nationwide march of millions to show anger at a ferocious security crackdown on Islamists in which hundreds were killed.   REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags:

In a sign of worsening ties, Egypt’s envoy to the Palestinian Authority (PA) has accused Hamas of incitement against Egypt.

In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Yasser Othman, Egyptian ambassador to the Palestinian territories, said Hamas and its government in Gaza were conducting an incitement campaign against Egypt through its media and mosques.

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