Israel Passes Law Freezing Funds to Palestinian Authority Over Payments to Security Prisoners

Abbas says the law 'crosses a red line.' According to ex-Shin Bet security service head, the PA each year transfers 1.2 billion shekels ($333.3 million) to security prisoners and their families

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The Knesset passed into law Monday a bill that allows Israel to deduct the payments the Palestinian Authority makes to security prisoners and their families from the taxes Israel collects and passes on to the...