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United States confirms further Palestinian aid cut

United States confirms further Palestinian aid cut

Romano was initially taken to a West Bank police station where he briefly met with activists from an Israeli-Palestinian group, Combatants for Peace.

Washington has slashed additional aid to the Palestinians for programs supporting conflict resolution with the Israelis, an official said Sunday.

The official said the portion involving Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza would be used "to enhance" programmes in Israel instead.

Israeli military spokesman Avichay Adraee said on Twitter that, according to "indications" and unnamed "witnesses", the boy was killed after being hit by stones that had been thrown.

Palestinians and rights groups say protesters have been shot while posing little threat.

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Israel's tactics against the protests have drawn worldwide condemnation.

Almost 175 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since anti-occupation protest rallies began in the Gaza Strip on March 30.

TEL AVIV-A Palestinian teenager on Sunday fatally stabbed a 45-year-old Israeli-American man in the West Bank, according to USA and Israeli officials.

Pushing back against widespread perceptions among Palestinians, Arab officials and independent analysts that the peace plan is likely to be decidedly pro-Israel, Greenblatt made clear that both sides can expect parts they will like and dislike.

Erekat said it appeared that the United States has accepted Israel's positions on other main issues of the conflict, and not just Jerusalem, including the fate of millions of Palestinian refugees from wars dating to 1948 and Israeli settlements on land Palestinians envisage as part of their future independent state.

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Since March 30, Gaza has also seen shelling exchanges between the coastal enclave's Hamas rulers and Israel.

Hundreds of Palestinians attended the funeral Saturday of a 12-year-old boy killed by Israeli army fire during clashes on the Gaza border.

"Hamas continues to try and harm the defensive infrastructure of the security forces along the security fence while using civilians in the strip as shields and as cover for acts of terror", the IDF said in a statement.

"Today is the deadline" for closure, Husam Zomlot, who headed the Palestine Liberation Organization mission, said in a Facebook video addressed to "the great people of America".

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