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  • Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, a U.S. citizen who relatives say was beaten and arrested by Israeli police during clashes sparked by the killing Thursday of his cousin Mohammed Abu Khdeir, is escorted by Israeli prison guards during an appearance at Jerusalem magistrate's court Sunday, July 6, 2014. Israeli  police said Tariq Abu Khdeir resisted arrest, attacked officers and was carrying a slingshot for lobbing stones when he was arrested. He has been sentenced to nine days of house arrest. The U.S. State Department said it was "profoundly troubled" by reports of his beating and demanded an investigation. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

    State Department: American teen jailed, possibly beaten by Israeli police

    The Obama administration is calling for an investigation into the possible beating of an American high school student who was jailed by Israeli police while visiting Jerusalem.

  • A masked Palestinian throws back a gas canister during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

    Israelis, Palestinians clash at West Bank holy site

    Israeli forces clashed Friday with firecracker-throwing protesters in the West Bank, the latest in a string of violence acts that have stemmed, in part, from the imprisonment of four Palestinians who have since staged a hunger strike.

  • Israeli border police evict a Palestinian activist from an area known as E-1 near Jerusalem on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Palestinian activists erected tents in the area on Friday, saying they wanted to "establish facts on the ground" to stop Israeli construction in the West Bank. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

    Israel's Netanyahu vows to proceed with E-1 settlement

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Sunday to move ahead with construction of a new Jewish settlement in a strategic part of the West Bank, speaking just hours after Israeli forces dragged dozens of Palestinian activists from the area.

  • The minaret of a vandalized mosque in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood is seen Dec. 14, 2011, after unknown arsonists torched the inactive mosque, provoking calls in Israel for a more effective crackdown on Jewish extremists suspected in a string of increasingly brazen acts of violence. (Associated Press)

    Israeli police arrest Jewish extremists

    Israeli police arrested six suspected Jewish extremists in a raid on a Jerusalem apartment on Wednesday, following a series of attacks on Israeli military bases and Muslim mosques in recent months.

  • ** FILE ** The Red Sea resort city of Eilat, Israel, is pictured in 2007. On Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, a series of explosions was heard in Eliat, a popular tourist destination, and Israeli police confirmed that the blasts were caused by rockets. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)

    One killed as rockets hit Israel and Jordan

    A string of rockets was fired early Monday toward the Israeli resort city Eilat, and one hit in neighboring Jordan, killing one person and wounding four, officials in both countries said.

  • Police force Israeli settlers from building

    HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — Israeli police, using sledgehammers, chain saws and power clippers, stormed a building in the biblical city of Hebron early today and dragged out hundreds of Jewish settlers who had holed up there illegally.

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