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Hamas promotes relief work of Abbas' Fatah rival

Hamas has allowed relief organizations affiliated with dismissed Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan to expand their activities and work in the Gaza Strip, in a bid to relieve social pressure from the movement.
Palestinian supporters of dismissed senior Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan shout slogans during a protest to support him on December 18, 2014 in Gaza City.  Thousands of supporters of exiled Palestinian strongman Mohammed Dahlan demonstrated in Gaza to protest the reported sacking of dozens of members of the security forces who back him. AFP PHOTO/ MOHAMMED ABED        (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas is working on cementing its ties with the Democratic Reformist Current led by dismissed Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan, by granting him more leeway for the work of relief and charity organizations affiliated with Fatah in the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Center for Human Perseverance (Fata) announced Jan. 19 that it would fund 100 small projects for unemployed graduates in the Gaza Strip.

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