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      Archive: 1/9/2013

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        1/9/2013, Tevet 27, 5773

      Hamas & Fatah Plan to Meet in Egypt

      Khaled Mashaal of Hamas and Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah plan to meet in the near future in Cairo Egypt with Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi, according to the Maan news agency. The two groups fought a bloody battle for control of Gaza in 2007. Fatah was founded in 1959 by Yasser Arafat. Hamas was founded in 1987 by Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, and others.