The Palestinian militant group Hamas backed a plan to reconcile with its rival Fatah on Thursday, after more than a decade at loggerheads that left the Palestinian territories split between competing leaderships.

No details of the deal to form a unity government were immediately made public and major obstacles remain — including the fate of Hamas’s powerful armed wing — that have blocked past unity bids.

But the latest moves had envoys from both sides making public gestures at cooperation. Televised coverage showed Hamas deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri and Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad singing the tentative deal in Cairo. Egypt has been brokering talks.

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