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Mahmoud Abbas: Abbas moving to boot political opponents and tighten grip on power, critics claim

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s plan to convene the PLO’s parliament- in-exile, the Palestinian National Council (PNC), in order to elect new members of the PLO Executive Committee, is facing strong criticism from several Palestinian factions and officials. 43 more words

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Doubts over Abbas’ future highlight wider malaise

Mahmoud Abbas last received the approval of Palestinian voters in the Occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip more than a decade ago. He is now 80 years old, with no vice president, no publicly anointed successor, and no prospect of new elections any time soon. 986 more words

Articles

No BBC coverage of Abbas' PLO resignation

Even for an organization which serially avoids serious coverage of internal Palestinian affairs, the BBC’s failure to report on a recent story coming out of Ramallah is remarkable – especially as it is obviously aware of events. 308 more words

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Hamas tweets cartoon of Jew raping woman ("West Bank") then forced to apologize as cartoon depicts woman unwilling to fight the Jew

PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH
by Itamar Marcus
August 23, 2015

Cartoonist’s replacement image shows Jew stabbed and killed by “West Bank” Hamas woman

Hamas publicized on its twitter account this cartoon depicting a long nosed Jew raping a woman in yellow, the color of Fatah, who is named “West Bank.” 144 more words

Israel & Middle East

Mahmoud Abbas: Abbas Condemns Israel for Killing a Terrorist Stabber

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday night condemned Israel for killing a terrorist who stabbed a Border Police officer.

Abbas, in a statement quoted by AFP, condemned the “killing by the occupation forces” of 21-year-old Rafiq Taj from Shechem, the terrorist who stabbed and lightly wounded the Israeli officer near the Tapuah Junction, in northern Samaria. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

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Mahmoud Abbas: Abbas courting Iran is like riding a tiger, terror expert says

With news of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas planning an official visit to Iran in November, and in light of an apparent rapprochement between Hamas and the Saudi royal family, the shifting alliances of the Middle East appear to have changed overnight. 43 more words

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