Palestinian Authority, Hamas Reach Reconciliation Deal

Despite deal, questions remain over security in the Gaza Strip

The Palestinian Authority and Islamist movement Hamas reached an agreement to reconcile after a decade of mistrust, but offered few details on security arrangements in the Gaza Strip that had been key to negotiations.

The two sides, meeting in Cairo for talks brokered by Egypt, said on Thursday that the West Bank-based authority would by early December regain full administration of Gaza, which has been under Hamas control since 2007. The two Palestinian factions will meet again in the Egyptian capital in November to discuss...


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