News Briefs

  11/21/2011, Cheshvan 24, 5772

King Abdullah Visits Abbas on Eve of Hamas Unity Deal

Jordan’s King Abdullah visited Ramallah for the first time in 11 years on Monday – two days before Abbas and Hamas are to renew a unity government. The King did not state the reason for his visit other than to declare his support for the establishment of the Palestinian Authority as a state and his opposition to a Jewish presence in all of the land claimed by the PA.