Almost 2000 Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in Gaza, West Bank

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Almost 300 Palestinians were injured Friday in a new wave of clashes with Israeli police on the Gaza Strip border and in the occupied West bank, a spokeswoman for the local health charity said.

The Israeli police has not issued a statement on the incident.

Israeli forces in the West Bank searched for a suspect in the shooting death last Tuesday of an Israeli settler.

Friday's clashes came as thousands gathered in al-Maghazi for the funeral for a 16-year-old boy, Amir Abu Musaid, who was killed by Israeli forces during a protest east of al-Boreij refugee camp.

The number of injured Palestinians could not be confirmed.

Meanwhile, Israeli army forces detained a minor aged 13 from the city of Qalqilya.

However, Ahed's lawyer revealed that the charges against Ahed and her mother also includes older incidents not related to the viral video shared on social media. In 2012, Istanbul's Basaksehir Municipality awarded her the Hanzala Courage Award for defying Israeli soldiers who had just arrested her brother.

Tensions have been high in the Palestinian territories since December 6, when U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, triggering condemnation and protests from across the Arab and Muslim world.

Also, almost 300 Palestinians were injured Friday in a new wave of clashes with Israeli police on the Gaza Strip border and in the occupied West bank.

According to the Settlements Regularization Law [click for English translation of the law], West Bank settlements built on privately-owned Palestinian land would be "legalized" by de facto expropriating the land, planning the settlements, and retroactively authorizing the housing already constructed on the land.

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