Palestinians Angry As Abbas Drops War Crimes Case

Palestinians angry as Abbas drops war crimes case

AP - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas faced growing outrage at home Sunday over his decision to withdraw support for a U.N. report that alleged Israel and Hamas committed war crimes in last winter's Gaza war.

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