The Palestinian Legislative Council overwhelmingly approved Hamas’ Cabinet. Legislators chanted “God is Great” on Tuesday after the 71-36 vote in Gaza City. The United States, Israel and Europe have pledged to shun a Hamas-led Palestinian Authority until the group renounces terrorism and recognizes Israel, but Western assistance has continued since the Jan. 25 legislative elections that the terrorist group won.
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