Palestinian mourners wave the green flag of the Islamist movement Hamas at a funeral on April 30, 2014, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (photo credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90)
Hamas must recognize the existence of Israel if the Palestinians are to move forward with their hopes of establishing their own state, former Egyptian foreign minister Amr Moussa said Wednesday. “It is normal for the Palestinians to reconcile,” Moussa said of a recent unity deal struck between the Hamas militants who run the Gaza Strip and the Palestinian Liberation Organization. More