Qatari efforts to broker a Palestinian Authority coalition government failed. Qatar’s foreign minister, Sheik Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr al-Thani, left the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after talks aimed at bridging differences between P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas of the Fatah Party and Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas.
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