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Human rights groups warn of crackdown on freedom of speech by Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza

In a statement this week the international NGO, Human Rights Watch, has warned of severe harassment and mistreatment of journalists and political activists who criticise the respective Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza. 387 weitere Wörter

The End of Mahmoud Abbas

Like it or not, the day is fast approaching when the Palestinian Authority we have known for the past 22 years will cease to exist. 124 weitere Wörter

Features

In Hebron, Fatah faces a civil war at the polls

HEBRON, West Bank — Wednesday noon, downtown Hebron. Registration for the various slates for the upcoming local elections will be closing in roughly 36 hours, and it is hard to sense anything unusual in the air. 1.823 weitere Wörter

Daily News

Fatah said to beg Abbas: Cancel local elections, Hamas will win West Bank

Officials in Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party have reportedly called on him to cancel upcoming municipal elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, fearing that rival jihadist group Hamas will secure an overwhelming victory. 91 weitere Wörter

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Fatah said to beg Abbas: Cancel local elections, Hamas will win West Bank

Officials in Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party have reportedly called on him to cancel upcoming municipal elections in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, fearing that rival jihadist group Hamas will secure an overwhelming victory. 374 weitere Wörter

Daily News

"Israel's interest is now not only for Abbas to remain in his position, but also to strengthen him in that position using the "carrots," so he could stop Hamas from taking over the PA"

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Hamas set to take majority of West Bank cities in local elections
by Alex Fishman
August 21, 2016

As part of its efforts to take over the Palestinian Authority, Hamas unexpectedly decided to run in the West Bank municipal elections; this led Israel to scramble for an action plan to thwart Hamas’s ambitions, including legalizing illegal Palestinian homes in Area C and building a new Palestinian city, but these measures could still be too little too late, and Israel might have to deal with armed Hamas militants right on the Green Line. READ MORE

Israel & Middle East

BBC's Fatah profile misleads on reason for failure of 2010 negotiations

The BBC News website’s profile of Fatah has not been updated in over five years and hence does not provide BBC audiences with any up to date information… 249 weitere Wörter

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