The above is summarized from the linked Reuters article by Nidal al-Mughrabi.
This might not matter if Hamas was ruling well at home. Their subsidized population are tired of the situation.
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This is good news for Gaza and for Israel too. Although Israel has been threatened in recent days, its neighbours are all in poor shape to give it grief. With Hizbollah sending fighters to Syria and Hamas distracted with its own problems, that democratic hive of industry between them will fare well.
|Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, left, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, centre, |
talk with an official during their meeting in Cairo (Reuters)