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Al Jazeera America excels in covering killings of Middle East teens
Al Jazeera America excels in covering killings of Middle East teens

The grisly discovery Monday of the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been abducted June 12 as they hitchhiked home from a West Bank settlement yeshiva set off a week of mounting violence in the region. Israel blamed Hamas and promised and delivered retribution in the West Bank, blowing up the homes of the alleged murderers and launching dozens of air strikes. Hamas threatened back, saying that “the gates of hell would open” if Israel went too far. On Wednesday, a Palestinian teen was abducted and killed, and a Palestinian official blamed “extremist Jewish settlers” as Arabs and Israelis battled in the streets of East Jerusalem. It was a complex and highly...

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