August 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);8/8/2011, Vol. 199 Issue 5149, p11
The article reports on the discussions of the rival Palestinian groups Fatah and Harakat al-Muqawamah al-Islamiyah (Hamas) in Egypt which has been considered positive. Hamas' Sami Abu Zahri says that both groups agreed to work for the release of political prisoners in Gaza and West Bank and to solve the issue of passports for Gaza residents by the end of Ramadan. It says that before the talks, Sakhr Bssisso, Fatah official, said that they would focus on implementing the reconciliation deal.


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