A Hamas-affiliated web site said soldiers burst into homes with dogs. Arrests followed. Netanyahu prioritizes occupation harshness.
Peace is a non-starter. So is subverting Hamas/Fatah unity. He calls it "a mortal blow to peace and a great victory for terrorism."
Abbas is a longtime Israeli collaborator. He's well rewarded for going alone. He provides enforcer services, not legitimate governance. He pretends interest in unity. He insults Palestinians by doing so.
It didn't surprise that Cairo talks failed. PLO government excludes Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) head, Nayef Hawathem, said meetings "ended without achieving any tangible progress."
Israel and Washington tolerate none. PFLP official Rabah Muhanna agreed, saying:
"The Cairo meetings did not achieve anything. They did not set a date for forming a new government nor a date for fresh elections."
Hamas blamed Fatah for failure. Abbas obstructed discussions. He raised issues previously agreed on. He did so to thwart unity.
Senior Hamas official Musa Abu Marzouk said: