Israeli flags flutter atop a building in Jerusalem’s old city next to the Dome of the Rock mosque situated in the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s old city. Photo: AFP

Israel denies Palestinians US$138 million over payments made to prisoners

  • Israel claims payments encourage further violence, while Palestinian Authority says they are form of welfare
  • Move to withhold the money comes in response to an Israeli law passed last year allowing it to do so
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Israeli flags flutter atop a building in Jerusalem’s old city next to the Dome of the Rock mosque situated in the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s old city. Photo: AFP
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