Hamas realized death comes with Qatar and acknowledged Egypt as only mediator with Fatah, rejected Qatari attempts to interfere in Palestine's affairs.
A Hamas delegation visited Cairo to accept the reconciliation and agreed on ending enmity with Fatah away from Qatar, vowing to Egypt’s intelligence to unify Palestinian ranks and support forming a national unity government.
Hamas signed the reconciliation in Cairo in 2017 and re-affirmed articles of the agreement in November. Vexed Doha stopped paying Gaza salaries. Yehia Al-Senwar affirmed Doha is not in favor of closer ties with Cairo after Gazans had kicked out Qatar’s representative in January 2018.
Hamas’ about-face exposes Qatar’s isolation.