Palestinian teens shot dead in separate clashes with Israeli forces

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Forty-six Palestinians sustained light and moderate wounds by Israeli army gunfire on Friday during clashes in the West Bank and Gaza, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Witnesses said two dozen people approached the fence, setting a tire on fire and throwing stones.

"Palestine refugees are among some of the most vulnerable people in the Middle East".

The United States has adopted a new policy based on imposing financial sanctions and embargoes in addition to threats of use of force, which is extremely a new style that has never been used by previous U.S. administrations, Awad said.

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border, January 12, 2018.

Denny Cormier, a pro-Palestinian activist who lived in Gaza during the 2014 war, wrote on Twitter that it was likely the Israeli perpetrators knew the children did not pose a serious threat.

Another 16-year-old, Omar Qadous, was shot between the villages of Iraq Burin and Til, in the northern West Bank.

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The military said forces were conducting searches in a neighbouring village for the suspect behind the shooting death this week of an Israeli man when Palestinians hurled a "massive" amount of rocks at them.

The killing of the Israeli settler happened on Tuesday near the illegal Israeli settlement of Havat Gilad, where the 35-year-old rabbi resided.

Clashes have been running for the sixth week in a row since the United States decision on December 6 recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Some half a million Israelis now live on more than 100 Jewish-only settlements built since Israel occupied the West Bank and East Jerusalem in 1967.

In an annual press conference with foreign press held Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, stated that the government and Knesset headquarters will be in Jerusalem, regardless of the peace negotiations' results, Sputnik new agency reported.

Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem effectively put the entire city under de facto Israeli control.

Palestinian leaders want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.

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