Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Israeli Forces Kill a West Bank Palestinian: Medics

Voice of America
12 Nov 2019, 04:05 GMT+10

HEBRON, WEST BANK - Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during confrontations with stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Monday, Palestinian health officials said.

They said the 22-year-old man was shot in the chest in Al-Aroub refugee camp, near Hebron city. It was not immediately clear if he had taken part in the protests marking the 15th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

Rights Group: Israel Demolished Record Number of Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem The demolitions come amid a major increase in Jewish settlement activity both in east Jerusalem and in the occupied West Bank since President Donald Trump took office

The Israeli military had no immediate comment.

The West Bank, among territories where Palestinians seek statehood, has seen simmering violence since U.S.-brokered peace talks with Israel stalled in 2014.

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