Fatah calls for overthrow of Hamas in Gaza

Hamas, the terror outfit that governs Gaza with backing from the Muslim Brotherhood, is under attack by its rival for governance of the Palestinians, Al Fatah, which governs the West Bank.  Khaled Abu Toameh of the Jerusalem Post reports: Palestinian Authority leaders on Thursday expressed joy over the downfall of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's regime, with some calling on Palestinians in the Gaza Strip to follow suit and topple the Hamas government. Palestinian analysts predicted that the collapse of the Muslim Brotherhood regime in Egypt would undermine Hamas, which in the past year has been emboldened by Morsi's rise to power. PA President Mahmoud Abbas was one of the first Arab leaders to congratulate the Egyptians on the ouster of Morsi. In a letter to acting President Adli Mansour, Abbas congratulated him on the appointment, expressing hope that he would fulfill the aspirations of the Egyptian people to "live in freedom, dignity and stability." As with...(Read Full Post)