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Sudan confiscates Hamas assets

Sudanese authorities have seized what they say are Hamas assets in the country, which for years has been considered its main backer.
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The Palestinian Hamas movement was dealt another heavy blow when Sudanese authorities announced the seizure of assets that provided support for the movement.

Less than two months ago, a Saudi court sentenced 69 Palestinians and Jordanians to up to 22 years in prison. The prisoners, who had been residing in Saudi Arabia for years, were convicted of belonging to an illegal organization — Hamas — and of providing financial support to Palestinian charities. 

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