Mohammed Abu Khdeir

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Israel Arrests 6 'Extremists' in Boy's Murder

Sources: 'Nationalistic' motives behind death of 16-year-old

(Newser) - Israel has arrested six suspects in last week's murder of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, reports Haaretz . Sources are indicating those arrested are Jewish "extremists," reports the AP , and are citing "nationalistic" motives behind Mohammed's death. There are no further details on the identities of those...

US Cousin of Slain Teen Beaten, Jailed in Jerusalem

State Department asked to intervene on behalf of Tampa's Tariq Khdeir

(Newser) - A Tampa high school student protesting his cousin's murder in Jerusalem this week is now the center of an international story himself. Tariq Khdeir, 15, who is spending the summer with Palestinian relatives in Jerusalem, was beaten by Israeli forces during a protest on Thursday and is still being...

Palestinian Teen Was Burned Alive, Says Autopsy

Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried yesterday

(Newser) - The autopsy of the 16-year-old Palestinian boy murdered in Jerusalem this week reveals a grim detail: Mohammed Abu Khdeir had smoke and soot in his lungs, indicating that his body was set on fire while he was still alive, reports CNN and the New York Times . He also suffered a...

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