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  אייר 29, 5774 , 29/05/14

Abbas Appoints Hamdallah to Head PA Unity Government

Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority announced, Thursday afternoon, that PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah will head the unity government recently announced by Abbas's Fatah faction and Hamas.

Earlier, Hamas Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh announced that the forming of the government would be declared in a matter of hours or days. The PA cabinet will apparently include 15 ministers.

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