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Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas

Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas 25 July 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption Muslim worshippers are being asked to continue their boycott of the site in East Jerusalem Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will maintain a freeze on contact with Israel, despite the removal of metal detectors at a sensitive religious site in East Jerusalem. The installation led to deadly clashes and uproar from Palestinians who saw it as an Israeli attempt to assert control over the site. Israel said it was necessary to prevent weapons being smuggled in. It says...

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