Israel's foreign policy has cultivated the wedge between Hamas and Fatah as much as it counted on Mubarak staying in power 'indefinitely'. The last thing israel needs is Palestinian unity. Hamas will gain credibility and israel's occupation and siege will viewed as even more intolerable. Netanyahu's speech to the discreditable congress will be even less meaningful .
Suspected Islamist militants attack Mali UN base, several dead (Reuters)
from the article: Palestinian reconciliation could work to Israel's advantage