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Gazans welcome Palestinian unity
Deal signed in Cairo seeks to unite factions that fought deadly street battles in 2007.
Last Modified: 04 May 2011 06:41

A deal aimed at ending divisions between Palestinian factions have been signed in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

In the Gaza Strip, memories are fresh of how a dispute between Fatah and Hamas pitted Palestinians against Palestinians in 2007, after a national unity government collapsed.

More than 100 people were killed in brutal street fighting.

Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from Gaza City, where residents welcome the unity deal.

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