Mashaal claims 'big strides' in Palestinian unity talks

Mashaal claims big stri

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal on Sunday claimed significant progress in talks aimed at reconciling his group with Fatah. Mashaal, who is based in Syria, said that negotiations mediated by Egypt had made "big strides," but he did not elaborate. Mashaal spoke after a meeting in Saudi Arabia with Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal.