Abbas to brief Sharon on PA's anti-terror efforts

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will meet in the coming

days with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud

Abbas – the third meeting between the two leaders

in recent weeks. Abbas, who is also known as Abu Mazen, will brief the prime minister on the anti terror steps already taken by Palestinian Authority chief security Mohammed Dahlan, and how he intends to deploy his forces across the Palestinian territories. An Israel Defense Forces officer told Israel Radio on Thursday that the Palestinian security services are showing the first signs of clamping down on terror groups. However, the unnamed officer added that warning of possible terror attacks continue to flood in, with dozens arriving every week. He also warned that military activity in the territories will continue. Full Story

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