US fails to win UN condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

  • Palestinian women hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel on May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)

UNITED NATIONS — A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday.

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