Some Fatah fighters have even fled to Israel for protection, and Israel relocated 150 Fatah fighters to the West Bank by Israel. In an editorial, The Lebanese Daily Star claimed that Hamas and Fatah have become a bigger threat to Palestinians than the Israeli military.
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However, some observers, such as Ali Abunimah, executive director of The Electronic Intifada, believe outside forces have contributed to the instability and outbreaks of violence.
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