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From exile, a divisive figure rattles Palestinian politics

 Reuters 21 September 2019

The last few months have been more tumultuous than usual in Palestinian politics. With suggestions growing that President Mahmoud Abbas may finally stand aside, could the exiled Mohammed Dahlan be set to take his place? Popular in the US and Britain, Dahlan was accused of having played a part in Yassar Arafat’s death, but his stock may be rising among a population who are sick of the old guard. (1169 Words) - By Luke Baker & Noah Browning

Reuters_From exile a divisive figure rattles Palestinian politics

Then Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs Mohammed Dahlan looks at Israeli Vice Premier Shimon Peres before their meeting in Tel Aviv August 3, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Nir Elias

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