Israeli police halt 'PA-sponsored' event at French centre in Jerusalem

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Israeli police interrupted an event at an official French cultural centre in Jerusalem on Thursday, claiming it intended to host an event organized with a women’s association 'sponsored or financed by the Palestinian Authority' and 'without authorization'.

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Israeli authorities entered a French culture centre in Jerusalem on Thursday to cancel an event, alleging it was to involve an association supported by the Palestinian Authority, a diplomatic source said, reports The Times of Israel.