'Hamas should focus on independence, not ports'
Official close to Abbas criticizes Hamas' 'strange' demands, says airport and sea port can be built by independent Palestine; AFP reports PA may take control of Rafah Crossing.
Conflicting reports came in from Cairo of a Palestinian draft agreement to be presented to Israel late Saturday. A Palestinian official told AFP that as part of the agreement, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority would take control of the Rafah Crossing. Hamas' demand of opening a sea port in Gaza would be postponed and deferred to the PA, which would in turn negotiate the matter with Israel.
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