When Is NBC Going to Pronounce Civil War in “Palestine”?

by Andrew C. McCarthy

This from the Financial Times:

Security forces loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah fired on a Hamas rally in the West Bank on Friday and firefights erupted between the rivals in Gaza, pushing the Palestinians closer to civil war.  “What a war Mahmoud Abbas you are launching, first against God, and then against Hamas,” senior Hamas leader Khalil al-Hayya told a Gaza City rally of 100,000 Hamas supporters, who fired their guns in the air and chanted “God is Greatest”.  At least 32 Hamas supporters in the West Bank city of Ramallah were wounded by gunfire from Abbas’s forces, hospital officials said. Several were in critical condition. …

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