Two parties in Palestine

Fenyvesi, Charles
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/24/94, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p25
States that radical Islamic fundamentalists in Gaza and the West Bank violently opposed to peace with Israel may soon be challenging Palestinian Liberation Organization Chairman Yassir Arafat politically. According to Palestinian sources, Sheik Ahmed Yassin, the imprisoned leader of the extremist Hamas group, sent a message to Arafat hinting that Hamas may participate in the elections that are supposed to take place once Palestinian self-rule goes into effect.


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