Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (seventh from right) poses for a group photograph with the members of the new Palestinian government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank town of Ramallah on Saturday. Photo: AFP Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (seventh from right) poses for a group photograph with the members of the new Palestinian government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank town of Ramallah on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (seventh from right) poses for a group photograph with the members of the new Palestinian government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank town of Ramallah on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Middle East

Mahmoud Abbas’ loyalists dominate newly formed Palestinian government

  • Analysts say the change of government was made to further isolate Hamas, which has been at odds with the Fatah party of Abbas and Shtayyeh for over a decade

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (seventh from right) poses for a group photograph with the members of the new Palestinian government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank town of Ramallah on Saturday. Photo: AFP Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (seventh from right) poses for a group photograph with the members of the new Palestinian government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank town of Ramallah on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (seventh from right) poses for a group photograph with the members of the new Palestinian government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank town of Ramallah on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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