Abbas on Militants Abbas Cuts Contact with Militants Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas condemns Tuesday's suicide bombing that killed at least 20 people in Jerusalem, and cuts off contact with militant leaders. Israel suspends communications with the Palestinian Authority and seals off the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy and Chemi Shalev of Israeli newspaper Maariv.
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Abbas Severs Contacts with Militants

Abbas Cuts Contact with Militants Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas condemns Tuesday's suicide bombing that killed at least 20 people in Jerusalem, and cuts off contact with militant leaders. Israel suspends communications with the Palestinian Authority and seals off the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy and Chemi Shalev of Israeli newspaper Maariv.