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."