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Gaza man wounded by Israeli forces dies

By: AP Source: VOA News GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP –Authorities in Gaza say that a Palestinian man has died from his wounds after being injured by Israeli gunfire last week.Police say the man had a farm near where the clashes occurred on Friday but was not involved in the violence. Police said he was shot in the chest. Gaza’s Health Ministry identified the victim as 48-year-old Yousif Abu Sbaikhah. A three month-long wave of violence has gripped the region, with Palestinian attacks and clashes showing no signs of relenting. Monday’s death brings the Palestinian death toll during the outburst of violence to 129. Israel says 88 of those were carrying out attacks. On the Israeli...

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Palestine: Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians

By: Smita Nordwall Source: VOA News JERUSALEM – Three Palestinians were killed Friday in clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank and Gaza, the latest in three months of near-daily Palestinian attacks and violence roiling the region. Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian driver who tried to ram them with his car in the town of Silwad, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. The military said troops killed a second Palestinian at the border in the Gaza Strip who attempted to breach the border fence with Israel. A third man was also killed Friday, a traditional day of anti-occupation protest following weekly Muslim prayers, on the border with the Gaza Strip. Israel maintains...

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Arabs, Israel and Canada’s political establishment

By: MWC News Source: MWC News There is  a recent news reports that Hollywood producers are going to boycott Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem, both Oscar winners, for their signing an open letter condemning “the genocide perpetrated by the Israeli occupation army.” The Spanish letter criticized Israel’s 2014 attack on Gaza and was also signed by 100 “leading figures in the film industry, including director Pedro Almodovar.” Supporters of Israel frequently attack supporters of the Palestinians and critics of Israel’s military actions. The threat of boycotts and black-listing are common.  The problem for Israel’s supporters is that more and more celebrities and public figures are...

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