Nabil Amr, a senior Fatah member and former Palestinian Authority minister, said on Thursday would be defeated again by Hamas if and when new elections will be organized. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the elections will take place on May 4th, but many observers are skeptical given the difficulties to implement the
Since its defeat to Hamas in the 2006 elections, Fatah has come under criticism for failing to reform: it has not come up with new candidates and infighting between veterans and the young guard have undermined the party’s credibility. “Unless the situation in Fatah changes, what happened in the past could occur once again,” Amr said.
Jerusalem Post, Israel