TITLE

Divisions within Fatah threaten elections

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/16/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 50, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the potential delay of the scheduled January 2006 Palestinian legislative elections after a battle occurred between rival Fatah gunmen at its headquarters in Gaza on December 14, 2005. Prior to the gunfight, election centers across West Bank and Gaza were closed by officials on December 13 following raids on elections offices by the gunmen. Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority President and Fatah head, calls for calmness in the area amid the political chaos.
ACCESSION #
19383635

 

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