Distrust, division and doubt cloud Palestinian election call

GAZA/RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Beset by political infighting, split between three territories and distrustful of their institutions, many Palestinians are sceptical that their first national elections in 15 years will bring change – or even happen at all. President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday that parliamentary and presidential elections would be held later this year in a bid to heal long-standing divisions.

Link: Distrust, division and doubt cloud Palestinian election call
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