Palestinians Shut Newspaper After Report on Security Deal With Israel

November 6, 2015 1:34 PM

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Palestinians Shut Newspaper After Report on Security Deal With Israel

The Palestinian administration in the occupied West Bank shut down the local office of a pan-Arab newspaper this week after accusing it of "offensive" reporting on Palestinian security coordination with Israel, officials said.

As Palestinian-Israeli street violence surged last month, Al Araby Al-Jadeed daily accused the administration of jailing "dozens of (Palestinian) political prisoners on charges of resisting (the Israeli) occupation".

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