Sunday, Oct. 22
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces raid refugee camp, ransack homes in search of weapons
  2. Israeli forces detain Palestinian for allegedly planning attack
  3. Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian teen sailing off Gaza coast
  4. Trump's envoy conditions Palestinian reconciliation on disarming Hamas
  5. Two Hamas fighters injured in training accident in Gaza
  6. Israel demolishes 2 Palestinians homes in Hebron-area village
  7. Armed Israeli soldier wounded by rock in overnight raid
  8. Two Palestinians detained after crossing Gaza border fence into Israel
  9. Israeli forces detain 32 Palestinians in overnight raids
  10. Israel advances more than 2,000 settlement housing units in one week

US condemns killing of Palestinian teen

July 2, 2014 7:26 P.M. (Updated: July 4, 2014 10:50 A.M.)
WASHINGTON (AFP) -- The United States on Wednesday condemned the killing of a Palestinian youth in an apparent revenge attack for the killing of three Israeli teenagers, warning acts of vengeance would worsen an explosive situation.

"There are no words to convey adequately our condolences to the Palestinian people," Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement.

"It is sickening to think of an innocent 17-year-old boy snatched off the streets and his life stolen from him and his family," the statement added.

"Those who undertake acts of vengeance only destabilize an already explosive and emotional situation. We look to both the Government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority to take all necessary steps to prevent acts of violence and bring their perpetrators to justice."

Muhammad Hussein Abu Khdeir was kidnapped and killed early Wednesday from the Shufat neighborhood.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017