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Hamas awaits Abbas' response after dissolving Gaza administrative committee

Despite the importance of Hamas' move to dissolve its administrative committee, the failure of the previous reconciliation agreements worries Palestinians who are concerned about Fatah and Hamas returning to square one.
Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh waves following his arrival at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa - RC1A5F1000E0
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On Sept. 17, Hamas announced it was dissolving the administrative committee it had set up in March to manage the Gaza Strip.

A delegation from Hamas’ political leadership, presided by Ismail Haniyeh, the head of its political bureau, visited Egypt Sept. 9-19 to discuss with the Egyptian intelligence the internal Palestinian reconciliation, the opening of the Rafah border crossing and the security situation on the Gaza-Sinai borders.

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