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  5/6/2014, Iyar 6, 5774

Hamas Releases Fatah Prisoners from Gaza Prisons

The Hamas-run Gaza government released six prisoners affiliated with the Fatah movement on Monday, an official said, according to the Ma’an news agency.

Iyad al-Bazim, spokesman for the Gaza Interior Ministry, told Ma'an that the prisoners had received a pardon from Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh as part of the April 23 PLO-Hamas unity deal.