Hamas and Islamic Jihad Attack Abu Mazen and Abu Ala

(Ha'aretz)Arnon Regular, Roni Singer, and Jonathan Lis - On Sunday, Hamas and Islamic Jihad sources began attacking Abu Mazen and Abu Ala personally and undermining their legitimacy as leaders of the Palestinian cause. A Hamas spokesman said, "we must set up a joint national leadership to make decisions until elections are held. What was permitted to Yasser Arafat is forbidden to others....Arafat derived his authority from being a symbol, but others don't have that privilege."

2004-11-08 00:00:00

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