Syrian president Bashar Assad persuades radical Palestinian groups to line up with Hamas in new Palestinian legislature
January 30, 2006, 7:26 PM (GMT+02:00)
He received 11 terrorist chiefs based in Damascus Sunday, Jan. 29, and convinced
the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestinian to line up its 3 seats in
the 132-member legislative council behind Hamas’s majority of 74. With
4 independents, the Hamas will control an 81-strong alliance.