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Abbas Calls for Special Palestinian Protection Force

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is urging the international community to set up a "special regime" to protect his people, amid a wave of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence. In an address before the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva Wednesday, Abbas called for strong and decisive action by the United Nations and its member states, mainly the U.N. Security Council. He accused Israel of carrying out extrajudicial killings of Palestinian civilians and warned that this may...

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