Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh gives a speech during a Friday prayer in Bureij Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, Friday, July 5, 2013.(AP Photo/Adel Hana)
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The two Palestinian groups have not reconciled despite several attempts and Hamas now rules Gaza while Abbas governs part of the West Bank.The attack could further complicate U.S. attempts to salvage the troubled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.Attacks like Monday's were common in the West Bank during the Israeli-Palestinian fighting last decade, but the level of violence dropped significantly in recent years.Still, The Israeli rights group B'Tselem said Palestinians have killed 17 Israeli civilians in the West Bank since 2009, not counting Monday's fatality.
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