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Hamas frets over Ennahda’s election loss

Hamas is carefully studying Ennahda’s election loss in Tunisia amid concerns that Hamas may suffer a similar result if elections were soon held in Palestine.
Supporters of the Islamist Ennahda movement wave party flags during a campaign event in Tunis October 24, 2014. Tunisia will hold parliamentary elections on October 26 and a presidential ballot in November. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi (TUNISIA - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS) - RTR4BIKG
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Hamas has thoroughly studied the results of the Tunisian parliamentary elections, which resulted in its Muslim Brotherhood ally, Ennahda, falling to second place.

Hamas eagerly awaited the results on Oct. 26, in light of the war being waged by various Arab regimes against Islamic movements, and given that this was the first election to be held since the overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt in July 2013.

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