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Hamas victory worsens a financial crisis

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Submitted by Brukewilliams (India), Feb 5, 2009 at 03:07

The victory of Hamas in legislative elections has made only more pressing the financial crisis of the Palestinian Authority, which has a deficit of $69 million for January and faces slim prospects for finding the money from Western countries shaken by the rise of a terrorist group to power, Palestinian officials and Western diplomats said Friday.
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