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  • Palestinian vigilantes patrol villages amid fear of more arson attacks

    August 11, 2015 | 10:30 am

    Armed men stopping cars at checkpoints in the West Bank are usually Israeli security forces policing the territory, but in some areas they are Palestinian civilians patrolling their own villages.

    Fears of attacks by far-right Jews have increased since a Palestinian man and his...

  • Palestinian shot dead in clash

    September 23, 2011 | 12:12 pm

    A Palestinian man was shot dead in a clash with soldiers and settlers.

    According to an Associated Press account of the incident on Friday, it began when several hundred settlers burned a grove near the Palestinian village of Qusra in the central West Bank.

    Troops arrived and,...

  • Palestinian, Israeli hurt in West Bank clash

    September 16, 2011 | 11:02 am

    Clashes near the West Bank village of Qusra left a Palestinian and an Israeli wounded.

    Friday’s clashes reportedly began after Israeli settlers set out for a hike. A Palestinian was reportedly seriously wounded after being shot, while the Israeli settler was lightly wounded after...