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Nine Palestinians killed in protests across West Bank

An Israeli sniper killed Mohammad al-Araj on his seventeenth birthday.

"Why did they kill my entire family?" asks Gaza bombing survivor

“The missile fell on my family with no warning,” Muhammad Hamad recounts.

Israeli court orders release of Muhammad Abu Khudair murder suspects

Palestinian citizens of Israel swept up in mass arrests remain in detention as a human rights group warns “the situation within Israel is fast moving towards a dangerous and explosive state.”

Eight children killed as Israeli warplanes relentlessly bomb Gaza - photos

Rocket sirens heard in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv as armed groups in Gaza retaliate.

Hunger strike over, but Israel prison torture continues

Palestinian rights group calls for UN investigation into torture and accountability at International Criminal Court.

Palestine film festival debuts in Chile

Hany Abu-Assad’s Oscar-nominated Omar featured at opening ceremony.

Two Palestinians shot dead as West Bank siege death toll rises to five - photos

A sixth victim died of a heart attack while reportedly preventing Israeli soldiers from invading his home.

Israeli forces kill two West Bank youths in ongoing attack

Newborn baby among five children injured in Gaza air strike.

Israel seizes political, military opportunity in teens’ disappearance -photos

Israel has mobilized all its resources “to crush Hamas in the West Bank and destroy the recently formed unity government as well as collectively punish the Palestinian people,” says rights group.

UNESCO to consider Palestinian village's fate

World Heritage Recognition may be last line of defense for West Bank village threatened with destruction by Israel’s wall.

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