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Posted: April 27, 2014 at 5:15 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Over the past two days, hope has become apparent, because we are almost back to becoming one.” Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, on a deal between Abbas’ Fatah faction and the militant group Hamas to form a united government

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