Palestinian Municipal Elections in West Bank to Be Held Saturday

(AFP) Sarah Benhaida - Palestinians will vote in elections for 300 municipal councils in the West Bank on Saturday. There will be 536 candidate lists with 4,400 candidates. In 180 districts where family and traditional ties are strong, membership in the village councils is agreed upon in advance and one list is formed. Efforts to hold joint local elections with Hamas-run Gaza failed last year.

2017-05-12 00:00:00

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