Israel’s hand-over of Jericho to Palestinian Authority control was delayed. Security responsibilities for the West Bank city were to be handed over Wednesday. But the move was postponed after the Palestinians demanded control over checkpoints around Jericho as well, something Israel ruled out as a security risk.
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