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NEWS
June 16, 1997 | Times Wire Services
Fifteen Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers were wounded Sunday in clashes between troops and stone-throwing Arab demonstrators in the West Bank city of Hebron, witnesses and hospital officials said. The clashes broke out for the second straight day on the border between Palestinian-controlled parts of Hebron and Israeli-guarded Jewish enclaves in the center of the city, where about 450 Jewish settlers live. Four Palestinians were arrested.
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NEWS
July 14, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Israeli troops wounded at least 11 Arabs during clashes in Hebron as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Palestinians that they would pay dearly if violence continued. Witnesses said troops fired rubber-coated metal bullets and live ammunition at Palestinians throwing rocks and gasoline bombs.
NEWS
April 24, 1989 | From Times wire services
Israelis rampaged through the Arab city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank today, smashing shop and car windows after Palestinians stoned their buses on the way to a Jewish shrine, witnesses said. In the occupied Gaza Strip, Arab hospitals said Israeli troops shot and wounded at least 18 Palestinians on the third successive day of heavy casualties. Arab and Jewish witnesses said Israelis broke 30 shop windows and 20 car windshields in Hebron after their three tour buses came under attack on the way to the nearby Cave of Machpela.
NEWS
July 12, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Palestinians tossed a pipe bomb into a Hebron school that Israeli soldiers had seized, and troops fired volleys of rubber bullets at the rioters, targeting even those evacuating the wounded. Twenty Palestinians were injured by rubber bullets during several hours of street clashes. Two soldiers were injured by rocks. Clashes have erupted daily in Hebron since last week, after a Jewish extremist hung posters depicting the prophet Muhammad as a pig.
NEWS
December 1, 1996 | From Associated Press
Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers and Jewish settlers in this West Bank town Saturday amid rising tensions over the planned withdrawal of Israeli forces. Palestinian witnesses said the scuffles started when large groups of settlers assaulted Palestinians in two places downtown. But a spokesman for the settlers, Noam Arnon, said the fighting began when Palestinians assaulted a group of Jewish girls. Several Palestinians were hurt and nine were arrested, Palestinian sources said.
NEWS
August 23, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Dozens of Palestinians threw stones and empty bottles at Israeli troops Saturday, who fired several rounds of rubber bullets, slightly injuring one Palestinian in this tense West Bank city. The clashes were set off when Israeli soldiers prevented Palestinians from crossing into the Israeli-controlled sector of the city, which has been under curfew since late Thursday, after a Jewish settler was stabbed to death in his home by a Palestinian assailant.
NEWS
June 4, 1996 | Reuters
Rock-throwing Arabs clashed with Israeli troops Monday in the occupied West Bank town of Hebron. Palestinian witnesses said Arab youths were angry after Israeli soldiers lined up a number of plainclothes Palestine Liberation Organization policemen against a wall and began searching their police vehicle. The youths then attacked Israeli troops, who pursued them on foot, breaking into private clinics and kicking and punching doctors and patients, the witnesses said.
NEWS
August 24, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Sporadic clashes on the dusty streets here between Israeli soldiers, Jewish settlers and Palestinians went on for several hours Sunday even as an Israeli army curfew kept most residents indoors. Meanwhile, in the Gaza Strip, Palestinians burned American and Israeli flags to protest U.S. strikes against alleged terrorist targets in Sudan and Afghanistan. In Hebron, Israeli soldiers scuffled with Jewish settlers and fired rubber bullets toward Palestinian children.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 1994
Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller ("Look Within for the Personification of Evil," Commentary, March 14) sees darkness and demons in the soul of Jews generally because one man, living under siege and betrayed by his government, committed a massacre. The rabbi, a board member of Peace Now, should have addressed his remarks to the Arabs, whose purpose he serves, since they have had much more experience in committing massacres. He evidently didn't see darkness in the soul of Jews during all the long years they were victims of Arab terrorism, and evidently not yet in Arab souls.
NEWS
January 21, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Jewish settlers and their supporters gathered to lament Israel's troop withdrawal from Hebron. More than 1,000 people, some ripping their shirts in the traditional expression of grief, rallied outside the Cave of the Patriarchs, a Hebron shrine holy to Jews and Muslims. Israel withdrew from 80% of Hebron on Friday, leaving soldiers downtown to protect about 450 Jewish settlers living among the city's 100,000 Palestinians.
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