The Palestinian Authority on Saturday accused Hamas of exploiting peaceful
protests against the high cost of living to spread chase and anarchy in the West
Adndan Damiri, spokesman for the PA security forces, also accused
Hamas of working to overthrow the PA regime in the West Bank.
claimed that the PA security forces have received information about Hamas's
efforts to destabilize the situation in the West Bank. Damiri did not provide
However, he told the PA's Voice of Palestine radio
station that Hamas has never stopped trying to "export its coup to the West Bank
and spark violence and discord among Palestinians."