Islamic Jihad won't join PA gov't, PFLP might

PA Prime Minister-elect Ismail Haniyeh's first round of talks with various Palestinian political factions indicated that Haniyeh might succeed in putting together a coalition government. While the Islamic Jihad remained steadfast in its decision not to join, representatives of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine informed Haniyeh that the group would consider joining a Hamas coalition, Israel Radio reported.