RealNews

Palestinian Militants Face Off as Rifts Between Factions Grow

Gunmen loyal to Yasir Arafat fired into the air on Sunday to disrupt a political conference in Nablus arranged by members of Mr. Arafat’s Fatah movement, in the latest display of internal Palestinian unrest. No one was hurt in the incident. Afterward, those involved described it as a misunderstanding. About 20 gunmen arrived outside the conference hall in Nablus, in the northern West Bank, and fired shots shortly before the meeting was to begin Sunday, witnesses said. The gunmen said they had heard there would be a conference critical of Mr. Arafat, the Palestinian leader, and they wanted to prevent it. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.