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State of Palestine: Fatah supporters rally to commemorate party's 51st anniversary02:07

State of Palestine: Fatah supporters rally to commemorate party's 51st anniversary

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Gaza City
December 31, 2015 at 19:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of Fatah members and supporters staged a demonstration in celebration of the Palestinian political party's 51st anniversary, in Gaza City on Thursday.

Demonstrators chanted and played music as they marched through the city to the Square of the Unknown Soldier situated in Gaza's central Rimal district, where torches were lit and large portraits of Fatah founder Yasser Arafat were on display.

Attempts to reconcile the conflict between Fatah and Hamas, the Palestinian party that rules the Gaza enclave, have stalled of late, with proposed joint elections to be held across the Palestinian territories in 2014 currently postponed for an indefinite period.

State of Palestine: Fatah supporters rally to commemorate party's 51st anniversary02:07
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Thousands of Fatah members and supporters staged a demonstration in celebration of the Palestinian political party's 51st anniversary, in Gaza City on Thursday.

Demonstrators chanted and played music as they marched through the city to the Square of the Unknown Soldier situated in Gaza's central Rimal district, where torches were lit and large portraits of Fatah founder Yasser Arafat were on display.

Attempts to reconcile the conflict between Fatah and Hamas, the Palestinian party that rules the Gaza enclave, have stalled of late, with proposed joint elections to be held across the Palestinian territories in 2014 currently postponed for an indefinite period.

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