Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: AP Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: AP
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: AP
Middle East

Palestine to have first elections in 15 years, annoucnes president Mahmoud Abbas

  • Parties Fatah and Hamas have lately been engaged in unity talks, reaching an agreement in principle in September to hold elections in 2021
  • There has been no indication from Fatah as to whether the 85-year-old Abbas intends to seek re-election

Topic |   Middle East
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: AP Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: AP
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE