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  Sivan 21, 5777 , 15/06/17

PA: Hamas's takeover of Gaza - a second Nakba

Using the Arabic word for "catastrophe" in a statement to mark the 10th anniversary of the Hamas takeover of Gaza, the Palestinian Authority said, "This is a second Nakba for our people," the first one being the creation of the modern state of Israel.

The statement continued, "Since Hamas took over the Strip, the lives of the residents there have become worse."

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