Palestinian president rejects tax money from Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a joint news conference with Malta's President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, in Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank January 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – The Palestinian Authority (PA) will no longer accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel following its decision to trim the sum over the PA’s financial support of militants’ families, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said. The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority, an interim self-government body set up following the 1993 Oslo […]

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