The Latest: Abbas affirms freezing security ties with Israel

JERUSALEM — The Latest on developments in Israel (all times local):

4:55 p.m.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has confirmed that his decision to freeze ties with Israel, as a protest against Israeli policies at a major Jerusalem holy site, also includes a suspension of security coordination.

Coordination between Israeli troops and Abbas-loyal forces in the West Bank, largely against common foe Hamas, has been a constant in frequently hostile Israeli-Palestinian relations. Ending...

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