President Mahmoud Abbas has guaranteed that at least seven seats of a new legislative council will go to Christians in the elections in the occupied territories to be held May 22. The measure would give Christians an outsized representation on the council.
Many are heralding a new agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. However, a closer reading of these new accords shows the Palestinians, who are the very people that remain under Israeli occupation, were an afterthought in these agreements.
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