Palestinian prime minister, government resign

FILE PHOTO: Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah attends a meeting as the head of Hamas-run security forces in Gaza, Tawfiq Abu Naeem, speaks at Hamas-run Ministry of Interior in Gaza City December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah has tendered his resignation and that of his unity government to President Mahmoud Abbas, he said on Tuesday, dealing a blow to faltering reconciliation efforts with Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas. Abbas said in a statement that he accepted the resignation and that the government will […]

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