RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Sunday formally accepted the resignation of his newly-installed prime minister Rami Hamdallah after just over two weeks on the job, a senior source told AFP.

“President Abbas has accepted the resignation of Hamdallah after he refused to work with two deputies,” he said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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