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Hamas Assumes Control of Palestinian Parliament

Hamas leaders Ismail Haniyeh, left, and Ahmed Bahar join the parliamentary session in Ramallah by video conference from Gaza City.
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Hamas leaders Ismail Haniyeh, left, and Ahmed Bahar join the parliamentary session in Ramallah by video conference from Gaza City.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.