fayyad lookin formal 311.
(photo credit: AP)
A majority of Palestinians are opposed to the Palestinian Authority’s decision
to ban laborers from working in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, according
to a public opinion poll published in Ramallah on Wednesday.
conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, showed that
63 percent of the Palestinians oppose preventing Palestinian laborers from
working in settlements although 72% support a boycott of these communities’
A total of 1,270 Palestinians participated in the poll, which
was conducted June 10-13 and has a margin error of three percent.
results showed a significant improvement in the standing of PA Prime Minister
If new elections were held today, Fayyad would receive 19%
as opposed to 34% for PA President Mahmoud Abbas.
But if Fayyad ran for
the PA presidency against Hamas’s Ismail Haniyeh, he would defeat him by
36%-32%, the results showed.
According to the poll, Abbas would defeat
Haniyeh by 54%-39% in a new election.
In a parliamentary election, the
results showed, Fatah would get 45% of the vote, while Hamas would
Last March, another poll gave Fatah 42% and Hamas 28%.
which country they believe is the most supportive of the Palestinian
mentioned Turkey, while only 13% said Egypt.