By JPost.com Staff.. The two parties have remained in conflict for the past decade, after Hamas was elected into power in 2006, in Gaza. A Hamas delegation was expected to head to Cairo next week (June 20, 2016) for talks on reconciliation with Fatah, according to Palestinian news agency, Maan. The talks are a part of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s larger plan of renewing direct talks between Israeli and Palestinian parties, the agency reported. Fatah and Hamas have both expressed their support of Egypt’s initiative. Sisi made his appeal for the renewal of Israeli- Palestinian peace talks spur-of-the-moment in May, calling on both Israelis and Palestinians to make the historic steps towards peace, as his country did in 1979. Read the full story here.