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Israel strikes Gaza with airstrikes

By: VOA News Source: VOA News Israeli air strikes hit four Hamas sites in Gaza Wednesday night, the military said, following air raids earlier in the day as tensions rise again along the Palestinian territory’s border. “Overnight, in response to the ongoing attacks against Israeli forces, an IAF aircraft targeted four Hamas terrorist infrastructure sites in the northern Gaza Strip,” the military said in a statement. Israeli forces claim Hamas fired mortar shells into Israel Wednesday. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the mortar fire and no casualties have been reported, but both Hamas and Islamic Jihad, another militant Palestinian group, warned Israeli forces...

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Israeli who murdered Palestinian teen convicted

  By: Ori Lewis Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli man convicted of murdering a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem, a crime that helped trigger the 2014 Gaza war, was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison. Jerusalem District Court sentenced Yosef Haim Ben-David, who organized the killing of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khudair, to  life, which in Israel usually means around 25 years, and an additional 20 years for other counts, to be served consecutively. Two Jewish youths who helped Ben-David abduct the teen, who was bludgeoned, strangled and burned alive, were sentenced in February, one to life imprisonment and the other to 21 years. All three...

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Israeli security forces gather around the body of a Palestinian after he was shot dead by Israeli troops at Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Israeli police say Palestinian woman and teen they killed had knives

By: Jeffrey Heller Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian woman and her teenage brother on Wednesday, saying they were armed with knives and tried to carry out an attack at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank. Police said the woman, holding a knife, and a man walked rapidly towards police and other Israeli security guards in a vehicles-only lane at the Qalandia checkpoint outside Jerusalem. “Police called on them several times to stop. When they kept advancing…the officers neutralized the terrorists,” a police statement said. Palestinian authorities identified the two dead as Maram Abu Ismail, 23, and her...

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