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Rivals, Regional Powers Grow Uneasy with Palestinian Leader

By Ali Sawafta and Nidal al-Mughrabi RAMALLAH/GAZA, Oct 26 – Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party and with the rival Hamas movement, amid growing concerns about whether Palestinian democracy is under threat. Neighbouring states, diplomats and major funders fear

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