Gaza: The West Bank-based Palestinian Prime Minister stepped onto the Gaza Strip on Monday for the most ambitious attempt yet to end the 10-year rift between rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas which has controlled the territory since seizing in a civil war.

At a welcome ceremony, Rami al-Hamdallah said his unity government would begin assuming control of Gaza’s administrative affairs, as well as “security responsibilities and responsibility for crossings and borders”.

 

Read the full article by Nidal al-Mughrabi at The Sydney Morning Herald.

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