Officials: Fatah conference extended to Tuesday

By
August 8, 2009 14:48

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

A Fatah official said on Saturday that the faction was extending its conference until Tuesday, as the movement tries to revive its political fortunes in its first mass meeting in 20 years. Fatah led years of peace talks with Israel and if the group can resolve its internal problems, it could help revive negotiations. Conference official Mohammed Makhlouf said on Saturday that hundreds of members meeting in the West Bank town of Bethlehem need more time to discuss Fatah's political program and elect members to the movement's powerful committees. Proceedings were meant to end on Thursday but have since dragged on.

Related Content

Breaking news
July 18, 2018
Syrian state TV reports evacuation buses enter al-Foua and Kefraya villages

By REUTERS