Abbas dismisses head of military courts
Published Thursday 02/01/2014 (updated) 03/01/2014 16:29
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday fired the Palestinian Authority's head of military courts, a Palestinian security official said.
The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Ma'an that Abbas had relieved Abd al-Latif al-Aiedy of his duties, without providing further details.
Abbas, who is also the general director of the Palestinian security forces, has the authority to appoint or dismiss leaders of the forces.