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Hamas Wins Majority in Palestinian Elections

Hamas supporters parade the streets of Gaza City with national and Islamic flags in celebration of a sweeping victory in the Palestinian general elections.
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Hamas supporters parade the streets of Gaza City with national and Islamic flags in celebration of a sweeping victory in the Palestinian general elections.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.