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  2/14/2012, Shevat 21, 5772

Senior Hamas Leader Slams Agreement with Fatah

Senior Hamas official Mahmoud Az-Zahar has slammed the reconciliation deal between his terror group and Fatah, saying it was a “mistake," AFP reported. The report quoted an interview Az-Zahar gave to Egypt’s official MENA agency, in which he said the decision to have PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas head the unity government “is a mistake”. He added, “No one inside the Hamas movement was consulted.”