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Reality Hit Him in the Face Again, and Mansour Abbas Is at a Crossroads After Failed West Bank Vote

Vote by fellow United Arab List member against extending Israel's 'emergency' West Bank regulations forces Islamist party leader to take action – but his voters won't like seeing an Arab lawmaker being punished for voting against the occupation

Jack Khoury
Jack Khoury
Jack Khoury
Jack Khoury

United Arab List chairman Mansour Abbas faced this week his most difficult challenge since joining Israel’s governing coalition with Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid. His attempt to peacefully navigate a late Monday vote that threatened the government failed.

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