Hamas threatens Fayyad

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Hamas threatened the new Palestinian Authority prime minister after he came out against “armed resistance.””

Hamas’ Al-Aksa Television said over the weekend that Prime Minister Salam Fayyad was a “marked man,” a denunciation echoed by the Gaza terrorist group Popular Resistance Committees.

The threats followed a CNN interview in which Fayyad, a Western-educated reformist, criticized Palestinian guerrilla and terrorist attacks as counterproductive.

“This is complete chaos,” Fayyad said. “Anyone resisting, however which way they want, whenever they want, from wherever they want – is that resistance? That has destroyed our national project completely.”

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