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Does Hamas have a 'revolutionary plan' for the West Bank?

After a recent arrest campaign against Hamas members in the West Bank, the Palestinian Authority has charged that the movement plans to gain control of the territory.

RAMALLAH, West Bank — A new wave of tension has prevailed in the relationship between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA), after security services in the West Bank launched an arrest campaign July 2 against Hamas members.

This old and new issue has recently reached the point of an exchange of threats between members of Hamas and the PA, while at the same time leaving an impact on the Palestinian reconciliation that has not yet been achieved.

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