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Headlines From Palestine: May 16, 2015

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Israeli Occupation Forces Chase 5 Year Old Palestinian With Skunk Water

Five-year-old Muhammad Riyad appears standing in front of Israeli forces wearing a Palestinian Keffiyeh before the forces began chasing him with Skunk water, the boy eventually falling to the ground.

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Palestinian President Abbas Calls On Palestinian Christians To ‘Stay With Us’

In the run up to Pope Francis’ canonization of two Palestinian nuns, President Mahmoud Abbas praises Palestinian Christians for the “distinctive dimension” their community and history gives to the Palestinian struggle.

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Belgium: Israeli Settlement Construction (A War Crime)Questions its Commitment To Peace

Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders stated Thursday that Israeli settlement construction seriously questions Israel’s commitment to concluding a peace agreement.

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Israeli Occupation To Build Roundabout In Bethlehem Town On Palestinian Land

Israeli authorities Saturday informed al-Khader town’s municipality to the south of Bethlehem of their intent to built a roundabout in the town at the expense of Palestinian-owned land in the area, reported a local activist.

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Catholic Peace Movement Deplores Israel’s Refusal To Grant Secretary General Entry To Palestine

Pax Christi International, a global Catholic Peace movement, deeply deplored Israel’s refusal to grant its Secretary General entry to Palestine to attend the World Assembly and 70th Anniversary Celebrations that took place in Bethlehem on May 13.

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