Palestinian Authority recruits women for U.S.-financed elite force || Courtesy; World Tribune


RAMALLAH — The Palestinian Authority has recruited women for its paramilitary force.

The PA has recruited and graduated 22 women for the Presidential Guards, under the command of chairman Mahmoud Abbas. Officials said the women would join the U.S.-financed elite force of 2,600.

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Palestinian women, who will become a part of the elite Presidential Guard, take part in a training exercise in Jericho, West Bank. /AP/Dusan Vranic

By WorldTribune.com on Apr 08, 2014 02:15 pm

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