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US Holds Back Aid to Palestinians

The US is withholding more than half of $125m aid to the Palestinians

The US is withholding more than half of a $125m (£90m) instalment destined for the UN relief agency for the Palestinians, American officials say. It will provide $60m in aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) but will hold back a further $65m.

Ethiopia is set to begin the release of 582 prisoners today, following an announcement by the country's Attorney General on Monday.

British tourist Oliver McAfee went to Israel last year - but in November he went missing. Psychologists in Israel believe Mr McAfee may be suffering from a disorder unique to that area - known as "Jerusalem syndrome."

53 minutes

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Wed 17 Jan 2018 07:06GMT

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  • Wed 17 Jan 2018 07:06GMT