Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh gestures during a news conference following his arrival at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip September 19, 2017. (REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)
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Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh reiterated his party's readiness for Palestinian reconciliation Tuesday, on his return from Egypt to the Gaza Strip.On Monday Haniyeh spoke with Abbas for the first time in nearly a year, and Fatah officials have said they expect prime minister Rami Hamdallah to visit Gaza in the coming days.Hamas forced Fatah out of Gaza in a near civil war in 2007, and multiple previous attempts at reconciliation have failed.In the West Bank, where Abbas is based, 60 percent wanted him out, while in Gaza it was 80 percent.
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