Palestine National Council

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Will Abbas’ gamble to hold first Palestine National Council in 22 years pay off?

  • Abbas, whose four-year term as the head of the Palestinian National Authority elapsed in 2009, needed something to counter the diplomatic rift between the Palestinians and Washington
  • Since the announcement in December that the US recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, no Palestinian official has met their American counterparts
By Daoud Kuttab ·

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Hundreds of jobs axed in PLO cutback

By Daoud Kuttab ·