An Egyptian army tank is seen as members of Palestinian security forces loyal to Hamas patrol the border area of southern Gaza Strip with Egypt July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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ISIS insurgents threatened Tuesday to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms, accusing Hamas, the organization that rules the Palestinian territory, of being insufficiently stringent about religious enforcement.The video statement, issued from an ISIS stronghold in Syria, was a rare public challenge to Hamas, which has been cracking down on militants in Gaza who oppose its truces with Israel and reconciliation with the U.S.-backed rival Palestinian faction Fatah.Israel's intelligence minister, Israel Katz, accused Hamas Tuesday of partnering with ISIS affiliates in the Egyptian Sinai – a charge long denied by the Palestinian group.
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