Middle East

Hamas Firms Cabinet, Fails to Forge Key Alliances

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Hamas says it has completed work on forming a new Cabinet. But the militant Islamist group has not been able to forge a broad-based unity government. That could mean the Palestinian government will have trouble winning international backing and financial aid.



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