I don't recall the Palestinians voting to replace the PA police with Hamas militants in Gaza. So, throwing away the PA police and replacing them with Hamas militants? Seizing power. I also don't recall the Palestinians voting to throw away the European observers from the crossings. So, throwing away the European observers from the crossings, canceling prior agreements? Seizing power. No matter how much you will now repeat the unverified claim that Hamas was acting in response to violence from Fatah, and that it was not the other way around, the end result is that Hamas seized power in the strip. End of story.
Iraq calls Turkish assault on Kurdish militants a dangerous escalation (Reuters)
from the article: IDF chief to Gaza flotilla probe: Raid quickly became 'chaotic'