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Arabs Riot in Eastern Jerusalem

Arabs Riot in Eastern Jerusalem

Today’s Top Stories 1. Arabs rioted in eastern Jerusalem after the burnt body of a Palestinian teenager was found in the Jerusalem Forest. Palestinian media reports are identifying the boy as Muhammad Hussein Abu Khdeir, who was kidnapped last night, but police haven’t yet confirmed the identity of the body or if it’s connected to the abduction.

Netanyahu Publicly Backs Kurdish Independence

1. In a policy speech at Tel Aviv U., Prime Minister Netanyahu called for Kurdish independence from Iraq. According to AP, Netanyahu is “the first significant world figure to call for Kurdish independence.” The Jerusalem Post points out Bibi’s backing  puts him at odds with the US, which prefers to see Iraq remain intact. Netanyahu also