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    Hamas police set up checkpoints across Gaza on Saturday to prevent pilgrims from leaving for a holy Muslim ritual in Saudi Arabia, even beating some devout Muslims. The Islamic terrorists who rule Gaza were upset that the pilgrims coordinated their journey with Hamas' rival, the Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank. The crackdown on the pilgrims highlights the depth of the bitterness between the two groups. Egypt criticized Hamas' actions as unbecoming of an Islamic movement. 11/30/08