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  5/19/2014, Iyar 19, 5774

Hamas Says 'Unity Government' Coming Within Days

A new “Palestinian consensus government” to be named by the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and Hamas is to be finalized within days, a senior Hamas official told AFP on Sunday.

Bassem Naim, an adviser to Hamas's premier in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, said a senior member of Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement would meet with Hamas officials in Gaza this week to conclude negotiations.