Cain and Abel: Mecca's New Miracle

Omer, Mohammed
April 2007
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Apr2007, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p14
The article deals with the opposition of the U.S. and Israel to the Mecca agreement proposed by Palestine. According to the agreement, based on a parliamentary style government, cabinet posts are to be divided among all Palestinian parties with nine seats for Hamas, six for Fatah, and four reserved for independents. Palestinians believed that the agreement will result in a national unity government and the end of the international embargo.


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