Hamas and Fatah declared another cease-fire after Hamas gunmen killed a top security official allied with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Fighting has raged on and off between the competing factions in the Gaza Strip for about a month, since national unity talks broke down between Abbas and Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas leader who is P.A. prime minister.
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