The Palestinian Authority plans to hold parliamentary elections in January. P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas, who postponed the vote scheduled for last month, announced the new target Tuesday in a speech in Gaza City. Abbas has used the delay to overhaul his Fatah faction, which faces stiff competition in the West Bank and Gaza Strip from Hamas.
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