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Abbas Shakes Up Palestinian Security Forces

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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas announces a long-awaited reform of the Palestinian security forces. More than a dozen agencies that have often competed with each other for power will be merged into three departments under the authority of the interior minister.



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