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Israeli prisons accused of mistreating Palestinian children

Anywhere from 500 to 700 Palestinian children are arrested annually for violations ranging from throwing stones to being members of banned militant groups and held in Israeli prisons.

Hackers target Israel's stock market, airline

A hacker network that claims to be based in Saudi Arabia paralyzed the websites of Israel's stock exchange and the nation's airline, El Al.

Suspected Jewish extremists burn Jerusalem's Nebi Akasha mosque

The Nebi Akasha mosque was also defaced with racist graffiti, including "A good Arab is a dead Arab" and "Muhammad is a pig."

Israel accidentally kills rabbi mistaken for Palestinian militant

The soldiers "saw a threat to their lives" when the rabbi's car failed to slow down at a checkpoint, a military spokesperson said.

After UNESCO, Israel suspends Palestinians' tax payments (VIDEO)

Israel collects about $100 million in customs, border and some income taxes each month that it then transfers to the Palestinians' government in the West Bank.

Israel tests "ballistic missile:" report

Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the building of 2,000 new housing units, mostly in East Jerusalem -- areas the Palestinians hope to one day claim as their state, Al Jazeera reports. Netanyahu said the housing units are in areas that would be part of Israel in a future agreement.

Israel: Missiles and protests mark weekend

JERUSALEM — It was another weekend of Israel’s new normal: missiles flying in from Gaza, tension on the southern border with Egypt and ongoing social protests.

Israel warns foreign journalists not to participate in Gaza flotilla

Journalists said they should be allowed to cover a legitimate news story, but Israel said that the media would be involved in an illegal breach of its naval blockade of a hostile territory ruled by a terrorist group

Egypt to open its border with Gaza

The unsealing of the border will give 1.5 million Gazans access to the world for the first time in four years.
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