instead you'd rather spout nonsense //Hamas has no connection to the negotiations for which I am responsible.// "Abbas can only speak for the West Bank." No. Hamas, like Fatah, is a political party. Political parties have no place in the business of declaring statehood or Sovereignty. The body responsible must represent people of all political persuasions. See the Jewish People's Council it's a good example.
Al-Qaida militants begin to pull out of two towns in south Yemen (Reuters)