Hamas Holds First Rally in Ramallah in Four Years

(Arab News-Saudi Arabia) Mohammed Mar'i - For the first time in four years, hundreds of Hamas members and supporters took to the streets in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Friday to celebrate the signing of a reconciliation deal between rivals Hamas and Fatah. Ahmed Musleh, a West Bank-based Hamas legislator, said "it is the first time in four years" that Hamas members and supporters "can hold a Hamas flag alongside a Palestinian flag in the West Bank." Similar rallies were held in the cities of Nablus, Jenin, and Hebron.

2011-05-09 00:00:00

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