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>> The Palestinian prime minister has crossed into Gaza in a show of reconciliation between his mainstream Fatah Party and the Islamist group Hamas. The arrival of Rami al-Hamdallah is seen as a move towards patching up relations between the two sides. Hamas seized Gaza from Fatah in a civil war ten years ago.
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It is considered a terrorist group by Israel and the West. But last week Hamas said it would hand over control of Gaza to a unity government headed by Hamdallah. Although the movement's armed wing remains a dominant power in the enclave of 2 million people, Hamas' decision could be a big step towards Palestinian unity and strengthen its hand in peace talks with Israel.
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But Israeli ministers dismissed the move. They say nothing has changed as long as Hamas retains its arms.