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Palestinian Fatah officials (from front-L) Abdullah Abu Samhadana, Ibrahim Abu al-Naja and Ashraf Jomaa meet with Hamas officials Ayman Taha, Jamal Abu Hashem and Ismail al-Ashkar in Gaza city on June 14, 2009. The two main Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas convened meetings in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in a new bid to reconcile their differences, officials from both groups said. Photo\Thaer Mahmoud