US presses Israel over teen ‘beaten’ in Jerusalem

The US State Department says it is “profoundly troubled” by reports that a US teenager was beaten while in Israeli police custody in East Jerusalem. Tariq Khdair, 15, from Florida, is a cousin of Mohammed Abu Khdair, the Palestinian 16-year-old whose abduction and murder has triggered riots. Israeli officials say they are looking into the... 
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Added July 06, 2014
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