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Jamil Mezher leader of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), arrives with other representatives to register Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine list for the upcoming parliamentary elections, in Gaza City March 30, 2021. (PFLP) submits its list for the legislative elections, bearing the name "People's Pulse", and it is headed by the Popular Front Secretary General Ahmad Saadat and captive Khaleda Jarrar. The 2021 Palestinian elections will consist of elections for the Palestinian Legislative Council to be held on 22 May 2021, for the President of the Palestinian National Authority on 31 July and the Palestinian National Council of the PLO on 31 August 2021, according to a decree by President Mahmoud Abbas on 15 January 2021. The legislative elections will be held in the areas administered by the Palestinian Authority. Hamas welcomed the announcement, as did the UN and the EU, and a number of countries. Hamas, Fatah and other groups agreed on 9 February on the "mechanisms" for the elections, which includes an electoral court and commitments to open voting. Photo by Mohammed Salem