Palestinian prime minister in Gaza for reconciliation with Hamas

Hamdallah is the new head of a unity government which will have administrative control over Gaza. But Hamas will remain the dominant power in the region.

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    Rami Hamdallah, the Palestinian prime minister, has arrived in the Gaza Strip as part of reconciliation efforts between the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority and the Hamas government in Gaza.

    Hamdallah is the new head of a unity government which will have administrative control over Gaza. But Hamas will remain the dominant power in the region.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from the Erez Crossing into Gaza.


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