Israel plans funding clampdown on Hamas-ruled Gaza

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  • Tuesday, 19 Jun 2007

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel plans to tighten a financial clampdown on Hamas-ruled Gaza, denying it access to funds including Palestinian tax revenues released to President Mahmoud Abbas, senior officials said on Tuesday. 

Israel and the United States want to isolate Hamas economically, diplomatically and militarily in the Gaza Strip, which the Islamist group seized by force last week. 

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