By JPOST.COM STAFF
A new Palestinian Authority government will be sworn in Friday, to replace the Hamas-Fatah coalition dismantled by Chairman Mahmoud Abbas following the military takeover of Gaza by Hamas.
Abbas' office said the ceremony would be held at 7 p.m. Earlier, Abbas named independent Finance Minister Salam Fayyad as the new prime minister, to replace Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas.
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