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May 8, 2006
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Israel reportedly saved Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas from a Hamas assassination plot. Britain’s Sunday Times reported that Abbas recently canceled a trip to the Gaza Strip after being notified by Israel that he and an allied leader of his Fatah faction, Mohammed Dahlan, could be targeted by the radical Islamic group for assassination. Israel and the Palestinian Authority had no immediate comment.

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