Palestinians in refugee camps prepare for post-Abbas power struggle

//Palestinians in refugee camps prepare for post-Abbas power struggle

Palestinians in refugee camps prepare for post-Abbas power struggle

In Palestinian refugee camps in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, some residents are preparing weapons for a potential power struggle when President Mahmoud Abbas finally leaves the stage.Abbas, 85, leader of the dominant Fatah movement and of the Palestinian Authority (PA), has promised legislative and presidential elections in 2021, for the first time in almost 15 years. Rivals are already seeking to build up a power base.In Balata camp, outside the city of Nablus, walls are plastered with…

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