Abbas Cancels Palestinian Election
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas canceled elections late last month for the Palestinian people. Abbas was elected in 2006 to serve a four-year term. 16 years later, he still holds power. The Palestinian people lost faith in their 85-year-old leader long ago. All polling data suggests his Fatah Party will lose power to the terrorist organization Hamas.
This is one of many reasons why Hamas all of a sudden started launching rockets into Israel. There are a lot of reasons why, but one of the major reasons is that Abbas used a decades old property dispute between a Jewish family and an Arab family in an area of Jerusalem called Sheikh Jarrah as a diversion tactic to draw attention away from canceled elections. Meanwhile, Hamas is flexing their muscles to show the Palestinian people they mean business when they launch rockets into Israel. There are other reasons as well, including the Biden administration and their funding of the Palestinian people now and also giving to the UNRWA. There are a lot of events taking place, but we need to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Pray for the people of Israel as they’re dealing with this difficult situation.
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