Abbas presides over mass Palestinian wedding in West Bank

29.01.2014                      28.Schwat.5774

Westjordanland:

Abbas presides over mass Palestinian wedding in West Bank

Abbas' office funded the event with more than $1 million (aus EU-Topf), including $4,000 in startup money for each couple.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday presided over a mass wedding of 218 couples in the parking lot of a five-star hotel, for the first time copying a social outreach tactic perfected by his Islamic militant rivals as he courted popular support….