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Gazans struggle with continued Israeli restrictions

Despite the cease-fire agreement, Hamas is threatening to resume fighting if Israel does not allow Qatari aid and other help to reach it soon.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The head of Hamas’ political bureau, Yahya Sinwar, said during a meeting with educators in Gaza City on June 5 that his movement will not accept anything less than a major economic breakthrough for the Gaza Strip from the indirect negotiations that Hamas is conducting with Israel under Egyptian sponsorship.

Sinwar stated that the various benefits from what he called Hamas' victory over Israel will not be limited to Gaza's immediate situation, but become regional and long-term gains.

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