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Huge crowds of Palestinians mark Fatah anniversary in Gaza

Dec. 31, 2022 13:53 PM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians thronged a Gaza City park Saturday to mark the 58th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah party, a rare show of popularity in the heartland of the militant Hamas group, Fatah’s main rival. The crowds turned...

Close aide curses Palestinian leader in leaked audio

Dec. 27, 2022 14:28 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A top aide to President Mahmoud Abbas was heard in newly released recordings on Tuesday cursing the Palestinian leader and insulting other members of the Palestinian leadership. The purported remarks by Hussein al-Sheikh, a senior official who is seen as...

Palestinians join huge Fatah rally in Gaza Strip amid rift

Nov. 10, 2022 13:12 PM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Turning a huge park in Gaza City into a sea of yellow flags, tens of thousands of Palestinians on Thursday commemorated the anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat — a rare public show of support for the Fatah faction in the heartland of its...