Lower house’s Palestine Committee also wants Jordan ambassador to Israel recalled over Israeli soldiers’ shooting of Jordanian judge at West Bank-Jordan crossing, state-run Petra news agency reports today. * Israeli military issues preliminary conclusion of investigation into yday’s shooting of Raed Zeiter, a Jordanian of Palestinian descent, at Allenby Bridge crossing * Military says in preliminary conclusions today that “the terrorist” charged at soldiers with metal rod, tried to grab a soldier’s weapon; troops fired at his legs, opened fire again after he began strangling soldier * Palestinian Ma’an news agency quoted witness Mohammad Zayd as saying Israeli soldier pushed Zeiter; in ensuing scuffle, he shoved soldier, who fired 3 shots at his chest, killing him * Spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Abu Rudeina, says in statement on official Wafa news agency website that recent Israeli killings of Palestini
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the world not to be deceived by Iran’s “phony smiles” as the military displayed dozens of rockets and mortars it says were seized from a ship the Iranians dispatched to Gaza Strip militants.
Israeli troops shot and killed a Jordanian judge of Palestinian descent at a West Bank-Jordan crossing after he allegedly tried to grab a gun from a border guard, causing new frictions with the Palestinians and Jordan.