News, Palestinian affairs

Islamic Jihad mulls Palestinian elections

The second largest Islamist group in the Gaza Strip said Sunday it was studying running in Palestinian general elections after firmly boycotting all previous polls. “Our clear positions do not prevent us from holding a debate inside the movement to study recent developments, including the possibility of running in the upcoming elections,” Nafez Azzam, a senior leader of the Islamic Jihad movement, told Xinhua.

Xinhua News Agency, China

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