PA safety forces arrest supporters of Abbas rival

Palestinian Authority (PA) safety forces arrested over half a dozen supporters of PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ longtime political rival, Mohammed Dalhan, a spokesman for his faction mentioned Monday, in line with Reuters.

Dahlan, a former safety chief in Gaza underneath Abbas’ Fatah faction, was ousted from the occasion in 2011 and fled to Dubai. His house in Ramallah was later raided by PA safety forces.