Israeli killed in West Bank shootout attack

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The man died in hospital following the shooting near Havat Gilad, east of the Palestinian city of Nablus, the army said, without specifying if he was a settler.

The station said the man was in his 30s and lived in the settlement.

According to a report by Channel 10 Monday evening, the Israeli National Security Council warned Israeli lawmakers in the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that the worldwide court is planning on opening an investigation later this year into the 2014 war with Hamas, as well settlements in the West Bank.

The Palestinians want these areas - along with the Gaza Strip - for the establishment of a future Palestinian state.

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A Palestinian driver opened fire at an Israeli auto in the West Bank on Tuesday night, killing an Israeli man, Israeli officials said. Tensions are running high right now in Israel and the occupied territories following US President Donald Trump's decision to move the American embassy to Jerusalem.

"A suspect opened fire at an Israeli settler in his vehicle" near Havat Gilad, east of Nablus, an Israeli military spokesperson wrote on Twitter.

Some 400,000 Israelis live in settlements in the West Bank, which is home to 2.2 million Palestinians.

Meanwhile, Israeli troops shot a Palestinian in Khan Younis south of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday.

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