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Hamas-dominated parliament sworn in

The new Hamas-dominated parliament was sworn in with the 132 legislators taking a collective oath.

india Updated: Feb 18, 2006 16:35 IST
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The new Hamas-dominated parliament was sworn in on Saturday, with the 132 legislators taking a collective oath.

Hamas controls 74 of the 132 seats in the new legislature.

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was expected to ask the Islamic militant group to form the next government.