Fatah


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Fatah

A secular, left-wing political party that forms the largest component of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. It is a nationalist party that advocates a Palestinian state in the whole region of Palestine, including the parts claimed by Israel, though some factions within Fatah have backed away from this latter platform. Unlike its main rival, Hamas, it is not regarded as a terrorist group. It was established in 1958.
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We need to wait and see whether Fatah will actually apply the new declaration," Palestinian political analyst Abdul Sattar Qassem, told Gulf News.
Dahlan was referred to trial by Fatah, and the first session was held last week in Ramallah's corruption court.
The family also demanded that Abdel Fatah should be allowed to send and receive letters as well as write for local, regional and international media outlets.
It formed an uneasy coalition with Fatah until their violent split a year later.
Hamas and Fatah have made attempts at unification before, signing a reconciliation agreement in May 2011 to form a joint government and hold elections in 2012.
Hamas is keen to hold celebrations worthy of Fatah and its long history of struggle, al-Nunu added.
Fatah made the announcement early Monday after its Central Committee convened a late-night meeting Sunday chaired by Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Fatah made the announcement early on Monday after its Central Committee convened a late-night meeting on Sunday chaired by Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Expressing pleasure over the successful congress of Fatah, Davutoglu said that Turkey attached importance to the process about Fatah as it was an indicator of democracy.
Fatah was originally established by Yasser Arafat, the late Palestinian president, with a charter that called for armed struggle against Israel.
Fatah fighters desperately tried to cling to their positions, but appeared outgunned by Hamas.
Hamas gunmen attacked the headquarters of Fatah-allied forces in northern Gaza with mortars and grenades yesterday and captured several smaller positions, in what Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah alleged was a coup attempt by the Islamic militants.