Hamas official asks group to stop daily border protests

A high-ranking Hamas official has asked the group to stop daily violent protests along the border with Israel, Channel 2 news reports.

According to the report, the request was made by the director-general of Hamas’s interior ministry in the Gaza Strip in an internal memo.

Channel 2 further reports that Hamas is working to limit the scope of the protests. Demonstrators told the news channel that they are routinely searched by Hamas security personnel to ensure they are not carrying firearms.

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