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PA working to keep Da’esh out but needs political process

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Published: 23 January 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Keeping ISIS out of Palestine – Barbara Opall-Roam – DefenseNews 20.01.16
PA security chief, Maj. Gen. Majid Faraj, says his agency has foiled 200 terror attacks since October and is working with ‘Israeli, American counterparts’ to prevent PA’s collapse and Da’esh rising in its stead. But unlikely to succeed without prospects for a two-state peace.
Read report on PA here

And see:
Abbas: I agreed to meet Netanyahu, but Israel never responded – Haaretz 21.01.16
Palestinian president tells Israeli journalists of direct contacts with Israel; Prime Minister's Office denies claims.

Israel sees PA war In 2016
– IMRA 20.01.16
Israeli defence officials: military and intelligence community assess that PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas might opt for a limited confrontation with Israel this year to prevent rising unrest in the West Bank.


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