Fatah Blames Hamas for Palestinians Fleeing Gaza

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - Dozens of Palestinians fleeing Gaza have been killed after the boats carrying them to Europe capsized off the shores of Egypt and Libya. Fatah officials in the West Bank claimed that Hamas collects $3,500 from every Palestinian who seeks to leave Gaza through the Rafah border crossing. The PA's official Wafa news agency said that the Palestinians seeking to immigrate to Europe were leaving because of pressure from Hamas against anyone who does not belong to the Islamist movement.

2014-09-19 00:00:00

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