Abbas says Palestinian govt to resign as Gaza dispute festers

Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas speaks during a meeting with the Revolutionary Council of his ruling Fatah party, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on June 16, 2015 (AFP Photo/Abbas Momani)

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EU open to working with Palestinian unity government

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C) meets with ministers of the unity government, in the West Bank city of Ramallah June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Majdi Mohammed/Pool

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C) meets with ministers of the unity government, in the West Bank city of Ramallah June 2, 2014.    REUTERS/Majdi Mohammed/Pool

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12 ways the US administration has failed its ally Israel

US Secretary of State John Kerry with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting in Jerusalem, Thursday, June 27, 2013 (photo credit: AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Washington’s rush to recognize the new Hamas-backed Palestinian government is only the latest in a dismal series of missteps, failures and betrayals

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