Last weekend, emissaries from the rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah met in Cairo and signed an agreement to put an end to Palestinian divisions. Again.
Even people who try to keep track of how many times the two organizations have agreed to reconcile have lost count. It's easy, on the other hand, to remember how many times the deals have achieved their stated goal of forging Palestinian unity: never. ...
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