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'Hundreds of thousands' join Fatah rally in Gaza

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Hundreds of thousands of supporters of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party on Friday held a mass rally in Gaza, their first since Hamas seized control of the territory in 2007. 

A Fatah supporter at the party's rally in Gaza City on Friday. Hundreds of thousands of supporters of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party on Friday held a mass rally in Gaza, their first since Hamas seized control of the territory in 2007.

"Victory is near and we will meet you in Gaza in the near future," Abbas said in a short speech from his West Bank headquarters in Ramallah, beamed to the Gaza crowd at the Saraya complex on giant screens.

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