"Palestinian leadership were there, in addition to thousands of Palestinians from all over the West Bank, including many children whose schools had been closed by edict." Here is another reason that makes me despise this leadership. Schools had been closed by edict so innocent kids can gather to show support for someone who is hijacking the Palestinian leadership through the Israeli-American support.
Guatemala judge orders detention of president in corruption scandal (Reuters)
from the article: ANALYSIS / Bluffing or not, Abbas has shown he's no Arafat