Israeli Forces Kill Unarmed Palestinian
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Isabel Kershner - July 22, 2010 - 12:00am

Israeli forces shot to death an unarmed Palestinian man early on Thursday at the edge of a Jewish settlement in the northern West Bank, Israeli military and Palestinian officials said. The Palestinian Authority government condemned the killing, calling it a "breach of the rule of law." The Israeli military said that soldiers saw three Palestinians approaching the settlement of Barkan before dawn. Suspecting that one was armed, the military said, the soldiers opened fire, killing one man. The two others fled. It initially reported that there had been only one other man.

'Israel interfering in U.S. efforts in West Bank'
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Barak Ravid - July 26, 2010 - 12:00am

A report by a U.S. government watchdog has found that the Israeli government's conduct in recent years - including delaying the transfer to Palestinian security forces of AK-47 rifles, radios, vehicles and uniforms - hampers U.S. efforts to train those forces in the West Bank.

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