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Can Algeria succeed in Palestinian reconciliation file, where others failed?

Algeria and Russia are suggesting new initiatives to bring about a breakthrough to reconcile Palestinian factions.
Palestinian protesters chant slogans and wave the national flag and the Algerian flag during a demonstration in Bethlehem, following the weekly Muslim Friday prayers, West Bank, Dec. 29, 2017.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Since the 2007 Palestinian division, several countries, including Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Qatar, Egypt and Russia, have mediated to achieve reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas. Yet all mediation efforts have failed, as the two sides have not implemented any of the signed agreements.

Most recently, Algeria picked up the Palestinian reconciliation dossier, in an attempt to achieve a breakthrough.

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