Photo: Ma'an News Agency
Hamas and Islamic Jihad movements held a meeting in Gaza.(Photo: Ma’an News Agency)

Gaza, 15 Rabiul Awwal 1436/6 January 2015 (MINA) – The Hamas and Islamic Jihad movements held a meeting in Gaza on Monday (5/1) to discuss the latest political developments and the difficulties Palestinians are facing in the Strip, a factional spokesman told Ma’an.

Islamic Jihad spokesman Daoud Shihab told Ma’an that the meeting, held in the office of senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, was a part of a joint cooperation to face Gaza’s challenges, Ma’an News Agency quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

Members of both factions discussed crises that Gazans faced as a result of the Israeli-Egyptian siege on the territory, as well as ways to support the Palestinian unity government’s work and services, Shihab said.

They also discussed the Palestinian political situation and the effects of regional and international developments on the Palestinian people. (T/P010/P3)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)