Palestinians ban Al-Jazeera over plot allegations

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Reuters
Wednesday, July 15, 2009; 8:51
AMRAMALLAH, West Bank

The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday banned Al-Jazeera television from operating in its territory and threatened legal action over allegations it broadcast against President Mahmoud Abbas.

The Information Ministry said the Qatar-based Arabic news channel spread falsehoods and incited viewers against the authorities that run the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

The ministry said allegations carried on Al-Jazeera on Tuesday and attributed to a senior figure in Abbas’ Fatah party, Farouq al-Qadoumi, were untrue.

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One thought on “Palestinians ban Al-Jazeera over plot allegations

  1. This is interesting. There seems to be a heightening distrust amongst certain groups right now. Free Gaza/Free Palestine comes to mind. As for me? I’m listening and watching and wondering what’s going on. But yesterday’s friend is oftentimes turning into today’s enemy. Very interesting.

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