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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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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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Saudi pledges $50 million to UN Palestinian refugee agency

By: Arab News Source: Arab News Saudi Arabia has pledged on Wednesday $50 million to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), which has been hit by the withdrawal of all US funding, an official said. The announcement was made at a press conference in the Saudi capital by the director of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, Abdullah al-Rabeea. Earlier this year, US President Donald Trump cut aid for Palestinians and announced it would no longer provide any funding to UNRWA, a week after cutting over $200 million in separate aid to Palestinians. They were the latest in a series of controversial moves by the Trump administration that have thrilled Israel’s government but...

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