The Palestinian Authority agreed to a U.S. request to postpone for two weeks an Israeli handover of West Bank land. Under the terms of earlier peace agreements, Israel was to have withdrawn from an additional portion of the West Bank on Friday. The size of the handover has long been disputed.
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