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Shin Bet: Hamas West Bank operation aimed to topple P.A., start third intifada


5 days ago

Masked Hamas members take part in a rally in support of the armed Palestinian factions, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on Aug. 17. Photo by Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

Hamas planned to start a third intifada and seize control of the West Bank from Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority, the Shin Bet security service said.

On Monday, the Shin Bet... read full article

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