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Palestinian factions meet in Egypt to try to reconcile as violence surges in the West Bank

Posted on AllSides July 30th, 2023
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CAIRO — Palestinian factions were meeting Sunday in Egypt to discuss reconciliation efforts as violence in the occupied West Bank surged between Israel and Palestinian militants. The main groups, Hamas and Fatah, have been split since 2007. With repeated reconciliation attempts having failed, expectations for the one-day meeting are low. According to the official Palestinian news agency Wafa, the gathering in the Egyptian city of el-Alamein on the Mediterranean Sea will discuss “ways to restore national unity and end the division.” The meeting comes amid soaring violence in the West...

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