by Julie Webb-Pullman
A national unity government. Elections. A new-look PLO. Community reconciliation. Big hopes, even bigger expectations as representatives of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) and Hamas came to an agreement in Gaza today to form a national unity government and hold elections.
Much had been made of the so-called Palestinian political division, but how accurately does it describe the situation on the ground?
According to Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum, the division was not caused by Fatah and Hamas.(more…)