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Newly appointed Palestinian prime minister, head of Al-Najah University Rami Hamdallah, visits the West Bank city of Nablus on June 4, 2013. Hamdallah, said he would strive to continue the work of his predecessor and that he was ready to stand aside for a Fatah-Hamas unity government. A day after being hand-picked by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, Hamdallah's appointment was hailed by the United States. Israeli observers also welcomed the arrival of someone they described as a moderate pragmatist. AFP PHOTO/JAAFAR ASHTIYEH (Photo credit should read JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images)
Newly appointed Palestinian prime minister, head of Al-Najah University Rami Hamdallah, visits the West Bank city of Nablus on June 4, 2013. Hamdallah, said he would strive to continue the work of his predecessor and that he was ready to stand aside for a Fatah-Hamas unity government. A day after being hand-picked by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, Hamdallah's appointment was hailed by the United States. Israeli observers also welcomed the arrival of someone they described as a moderate pragmatist. AFP PHOTO/JAAFAR ASHTIYEH (Photo credit should read JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images)

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Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has survived an attempted assassination in Gaza caused by an explosive device, according to Wafa, the official Palestinian news agency.

Palestinian PM survives assassination attempt

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has survived an attempted assassination in Gaza caused by an explosive device, according to Wafa, the official Palestinian news agency.