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Abbas won’t run again; Palestinian president offers to visit Gaza
In a sign of the possible troubles that lie ahead, plainclothes Hamas security officials surrounded a building at the Fatah-affiliated Al Azhar University in Gaza City where some pro-reconciliation activists had gathered, the university said in a statement posted on its website. Some activists were beaten, and some were detained after trying to film the standoff on their mobile phones and ordered to return for questioning on Sunday, the statement said.
Abbas‘ unity plan includes a call for parliamentary and presidential elections within six months.
In January, Abbas said he would hold elections by September but he later backpedaled to say elections could not be held until the West Bank and Gaza are reconciled.
Dalia Nammari contributed to this report from Ramallah.
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