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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Palestinian/ Israeli update 5/17/2017...Families fear for Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners' lives

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Assaf Harel monologue on moving the U S embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Forces Damage Palestinian Home in Hebron-Area Village

Israeli forces Wednesday caused heavy damage to a Palestinian home in the village of Karisa, South of Hebron, according to Palestinian security sources. An Israeli army unit surrounded the house of Rizeq Rjaoub for several hours and forced him and his family into a single room before proceeding to demolish the inner walls of the home, WAFA reported.

Families fear for Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners' lives

Israeli Forces Detain Nine Palestinians in West Bank Raids

Israeli forces Wednesday detained at least nine Palestinians in multiple overnight raids across the West Bank, said sources. Israeli forces detained three Palestinians, including a 16-year-old minor, after ransacking their homes in Tuqou town, East of Bethlehem, WAFA reported. Forces also detained two Palestinians during separate two predawn raids into Bethlehem city and Husan village, West of the city.

Meanwhile, Israeli police detained a Palestinian from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya during clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians who rallied in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners. Police clashed with Palestinians near the African community, Bab Hatta and al-Wad neighborhoods in Jerusalem’s Old City, as well as Issawiya neighborhood. Police fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters at protestors who hurled stones, empty bottles and fire crackers in response. In the Northern West Bank, troops raided the town of Azzun and city of Qalqiliya, where they detained two Palestinians. Another Palestinian was detained during a predawn raid into Bani Naim town, east of Hebron, in the Southern west Bank. Troops also detained a Palestinian after shooting and injuring him during clashes in Silwad village, North of Ramallah.

Funeral held for Gazan fisherman gunned down by Israeli navy

Your News From Israel - May 17, 2017

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