Aid May Be Cut to Hamas-Led Palestinian Regime

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks to journalists at a news conference in London, Jan. 30. Reuters hide caption

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Envoys from the United States, Russia, the U.N. and the European Union consider halting aid to the Palestinian Authority unless Hamas renounces violence and recognizes Israel's right to exist. The militant Islamist group is likely to lead the next government after its success in last week's polls.

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