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Dec29

Israel vows to block Palestinian bid to become full UN member

By: AFP Source: AFP via Jordan Times UNITED NATIONS, United States — Israel has vowed to work with the United States to block a bid by the Palestinians for full membership in the United Nations, a move that would confer international recognition of Palestinian statehood. Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Al Maliki said Wednesday that he will submit a request next month to the Security Council for full UN membership, according to the official Wafa Palestinian news agency. “We are preparing to stop the initiative,” said Israel’s UN ambassador Danny Danon in a statement. “The Palestinians pay terrorists and encourage violence yet seek to become a member state of the United...

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Dec23

Israel opens probe into killing of Palestinian teen

By: Middle East Eye Source: Middle East Eye The Israeli military has opened a probe into its soldiers’ killing of a Palestinian teenager at a roadblock in the occupied West Bank after his family said he was murdered. Qassem al-Abbasi, a 17-year-old from occupied East Jerusalem, was shot dead by Israeli soldiers on Thursday as the car he was travelling in failed to stop at a roadblock near the city of Ramallah. “The military police have opened an investigation into the death of the passenger,” an army spokesperson told the AFP news agency on Friday. According to the spokesperson, the soldiers fired warning shots into the air after the vehicle in which Abbasi was a...

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Dec19

Israeli forces destroy home of Palestinian fighter

By: AFP Source: Jordan Times NABLUS, Palestinian Territories — Israeli forces destroyed the home of a Palestinian accused of killing two Israelis, in an army raid that triggered clashes overnight on Monday, an AFP journalist said. Three people were injured by rubber bullets, official Palestinian news agency Wafa said. Hundreds of soldiers surrounded the house in a suburb of Tulkarm in the north of the West Bank, the AFP journalist said. The forces destroyed the walls of Ashraf Naalwa’s home on the ground and first floors of the house, before withdrawing on Monday morning. The Israeli forces did not immediately comment on the operation. Naalwa, 23, was killed by the Israeli army last...

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