Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Hamas on the verge of a complete conquest of the Gaza Strip

"Hamas was on the verge of completing its conquest of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, with positions in Gaza City remaining as the only significant bastions of Fatah resistance.

Hamas gave Fatah-linked security officers in northern Gaza a two-day ultimatum to relinquish their arms, according to a statement sent by text message and announcements made on Hamas-linked radio stations Wednesday.

The militant group said that if the security forces don't turn over their weapons by 7 P.M. Friday, they will take the weapons by force........

Hamas seized control of the refugee camps in the central Gaza Strip, after it swept into the headquarters of Abbas' powerful National Security Forces facing only token resistance.......

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