Dahlan Calls for Fatah Elections

(Jerusalem Post) - Lamia Lahoud Yasser Arafat's Fatah movement is falling apart as different factions act on their own, former Gaza Preventive Security chief Muhammad Dahlan said Wednesday. To reorganize the movement and regain control of activists on the ground, Fatah must hold elections for a new leadership, he said. "There haven't been elections for over 12 years." Meanwhile, a senior Palestinian security officer in the West Bank said Islamic Jihad, which has money from Iran, has been financing Fatah cells in the northern West Bank.

2003-01-09 00:00:00

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