Abbas rules out militias in Gaza

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas has stressed that the reconciliation between his Fatah movement and Hamas must lead to a single authority with one law and one army. Abbas made the remarks in a recent joint interview with Chinese media representatives, including the Xinhua news agency which published his comments on Tuesday. “There must be…

Bethlehem, Palestine. January 7th 2017: Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas at Orthodox Christmas Midnight Mass at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem – Editorial credit: Golden Brown / Shutterstock.com