Palestinian Authority Concerned over Weapons Menace in West Bank

(Arab News-Saudi Arabia) Hazem Balousha - The Palestinian Authority is increasingly concerned about the proliferation of weapons in the West Bank that is fueling conflict between families and groups. There are fears that some Palestinian groups will use these arms to destabilize the PA and attempt to control the West Bank. Armed individuals are now increasingly being seen at the funerals of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces. The Israeli website Walla reported an increase in arms smuggling to Israel from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt, with prices skyrocketing.

2022-10-27 00:00:00

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