02.02.2011 28.Shevat, 5771
PA agrees to hold local elections, foils pro-Egypt protests
Delayed from June, vote would be in West Bank only; decision comes after PA expresses alarm at Tunisia, Egypt popular uprisings.
Alarmed by the popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, the Palestinian Authority has finally agreed to hold local elections.
The PA abruptly called off municipal elections that were supposed to be held in the Palestinian territories last June….