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A crucial Mideast truth

October 19, 2006

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SEEKING TO lift the economic boycott of his people by creating a national unity government joining his secular Fatah movement to Hamas, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday: ``To maintain the status quo is impossible." Abbas was alluding to a political deadlock. To break that deadlock, he has broached various moves -- dissolving the Hamas government, calling a referendum, ... (Full article: 448 words)

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