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Abbas delays Palestinian elections; Hamas slams ‘coup’

President Mahmoud Abbas announced early Friday that the first Palestinian elections in 15 years will be delayed, citing a dispute with Israel to call off a vote in which his fractured Fatah party was expected to suffer another embarrassing defeat to the Hamas militant group. Hamas slammed the move as a “coup.” But the indefiniteContinue reading “Abbas delays Palestinian elections; Hamas slams ‘coup’”