An Israeli billionaire offered to pay Hamas a small fortune to arrange a meeting between the Palestinian Authority prime minister and Ehud Olmert. Ahmed Yussuf, a senior aid to P.A. Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas, said in a television interview Monday that he was contacted recently by Avi Shaked, an Israeli magnate.
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