Delayed Election: Abbas Rivals Seethe, Palestinians Reacts With Apathy

Jack Khoury
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While most Palestinian factions criticized President Mahmoud Abbas for his announcement on Thursday that parliamentary elections were being postponed, the Palestinian public received the news rather apathetically.

Protests were held in Gaza and Ramallah following Abbas' announcement, but none of appeared to threaten the president's power.

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