New eruption at Indonesia volcano spreads ash for miles

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Residents ride in a truck as Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flows during its eruption in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. The volcano blasted volcanic ash as high as 4.2 kilometers (2.6 miles), one of its biggest eruptions in the past several months of high activity. (AP Photo/Endro Rusharyanto)

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PA payments to prisoners, ‘martyr’ families now equal half its foreign aid

Palestinians celebrate after Palestinian prisoners end a hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 27, 2017. (Flash90)

Palestinians celebrate after Palestinian prisoners end a hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 27, 2017. (Flash90)

While it expects $693 million from donors, Ramallah’s 2017 budget allocates nearly $345 million for the contentious stipends

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Clashes break out in West Bank amid high tension in Jerusalem

Palestinians run as Israeli police fire tear gas after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz, July 28, 2017 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Palestinians run as Israeli police fire tear gas after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz, July 28, 2017 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Authorities restrict Temple Mount prayer to men over 50 and women; worshipers pray in the street instead

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