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Hamas offers hand to former enemy in battle with Abbas over Gaza

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Dalan and Abbas

Dahlan and Abbas Photo: Amr Nabil/AP

Published: 10 July 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

With its position weakened by the Gulf states’ pressure on Qatar, Hamas is reaching out to the man once regarded as its greatest enemy, in a bid to restore relations with Egypt

Hamas seeks help from Palestinian foe to relieve pressure on Gaza
PETER BEAUMONT Gaza’s isolated leadership reaches out to man once regarded as greatest enemy in effort to restore relations with Egypt (Guardian, July 9)

Dahlan’s grand plans for Gaza’s revival threaten to sideline Abbas
PA chief fumes at Cairo’s apparent support for his rival’s talks with Hamas, which have spoiled Abbas’s efforts to pressure terror group into submission (Times of Israel, July 8)


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