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Abbas Resigns; Israelis Strike at Hamas

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Abbas Resigns; Israelis Strike at Hamas

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Abbas Resigns; Israelis Strike at Hamas

Abbas Resigns; Israelis Strike at Hamas

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas resigns in what is widely seen as a heavy blow to the U.S.-backed Middle East peace process. Within hours, Israel bombed a building in Gaza where leaders of the militant group Hamas were meeting, slightly wounding the group's founder. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports.

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