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Clashes after funeral of Palestinian shot by Israeli forces

Clashes after funeral of Palestinian shot by Israeli forces

Sep 23, – Around 50 youths threw stones at soldiers, who responded with stun grenades and tear gas in the flashpoint city, where some 500 Israeli settlers live under heavy guard among Palestinians. Clashes broke out Wednesday between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Hebron following the funeral of a […]

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Hamas demands release of hunger-striking prisoners

Hamas demands release of hunger-striking prisoners

Jun 14, – Gaza’s former Hamas premier Ismail Haniya appealed for the release of Khadar Adnan, who was imprisoned without trial by Israel and has been refusing food for about 40 days. Palestinian militant group Hamas on Sunday called for the immediate release of hunger-striking prisoners held by Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He also […]

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Israel opens probe into Palestinian beating video

Israel opens probe into Palestinian beating video

Jun 14, –In the footage, which was widely disseminated by Palestinian media, men in Israeli military uniform were seen repeatedly striking the Palestinian civilian, including with a rifle butt near the back of the head and a punch in the face. Seven Israeli soldiers were to face a disciplinary hearing on Sunday after video emerged […]

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges political solution in Syria at G-20 summit

UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges political solution in Syria at G-20 summit

Sep 06, – UN chief Ban Ki-moon has told world leaders at the G-20 summit that there is “no military solution” to Syria. Meanwhile, a US ambassador to the UN accused Russia of holding the Security Council “hostage” over the crisis. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed world leaders on Thursday during a closed-door dinner at […]

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Islamic cleric in Gaza rejects Israel’s existence

Islamic cleric in Gaza rejects Israel’s existence

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A prominent Islamic scholar making a landmark visit to the Gaza Strip declared Thursday that Israel has no right to exist and voiced his support for rocket fire on Israel, giving a boost of legitimacy to the militant Islamist Hamas rulers of the Palestinian territory. Yusuf al-Qaradawi is the […]

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