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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

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.

First Published: Feb 18, 2006 16:35 IST