Israel is planning to transfer $100 million to Mahmoud Abbas by Friday. An Israeli official said Wednesday that the funds, taxes held by Israel since Hamas took over the Palestinian Authority government in March, were being handed over to the P.A. president as a result of his Dec. 24 meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
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