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Headlines From Palestine: May 9, 2015

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Israeli Supreme Court Allows State To Cleanse Non-Jewish Village And Replace It With Jewish One

Israel’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a petition by residents of the unrecognized Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran against their removal and the demolition of the community – in order to construct a new town for Jewish residents in its place. The court ruled the land belongs to the state and the Bedouins have no legal rights to it.

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Israeli Occupation Forces Shoot And Injure 2 In Gaza: Palestinian Teen And Fisherman

A 17-year-old Palestinian is in critical condition after he was shot in the head by Israeli forces in northern Beit Lahiya in the Gaza Strip on Friday, amid reports that Israeli forces also shot and injured a Palestinian fisherman.Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza, said the 17-year-old boy had been shot in the head and had been moved for treatment.

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Israeli Occupation Police Assault Young Palestinian Woman And Her Family

A young Palestinian woman from occupied East Jerusalem has accused security guards at an Israeli light rail station, along with Israeli police officers, of physically and verbally assaulting her on Thursday.

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Israeli Occupation Shuts Down Palestinian NGO Center In Jerusalem

The Israeli intelligence Thursday notified the Health Work Committees (HWC) in Jerusalem of its decision to shut it down for a period of 12 months, said a committee in a statement.

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Israeli Occupation Forces Demolish Palestinian Auto Repair Facility In Bethlehem Town

Israeli forces demolished Thursday afternoon an auto repair facility in al-Khader town to the southwest of Bethlehem, said a local activist.

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Israeli Occupation Places Land Mines Around Palestinian Water Spring, Deprives Shepherds of Main Water Source

Israeli forces Thursday planted explosive mines and placed a barbered wire around a water spring in Um Lasfeh area to the south of Hebron, depriving locals of a main water source  used by  shepherds for grazing purposes, said a local activist.

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PLO Calls For Boycott Of Extremist Right-Wing Israeli Coalition Government

The Executive Committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation slammed the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government saying the newly formed right-wing government is a clear indication that Israel intends to continue, even deepen, its racist policies against the Palestinian people and their rights.

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