Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas

Two-thirds of Palestinians wish Abbas would resign, but his contenders are also weak, afraid to state opposition while he's in power and locked in fierce competition with each other.

Nayef Rajoub

Nayef Rajoub, a senior member of the Hamas terrorist group and the brother of senior Palestinian Authority (PA) figure Jibril Rajoub, is currently recuperating in a private hospital in Tel Aviv after apparently having undergone spine surgery.