pa forces have stopped many courriers bringing cash from abroad to hamas. these courriers are teachers, doctors, merchants. they are below the intelligence radar. at friday prayers at al aqsa mosque, attended by close to two hundred thousand people, sheikh yusef abu sneineh criticised the re-launch of the middle east peace talks calling them a joke. hamas, for its part, declared: "jerusalem will not be liberated by negotiations but by jihad and resistance."
German authorities accused of playing down refugee shelter sex crime reports (Reuters)
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