Friday, August 29 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:34:50 GMT
Intense fighting is boosting the death count in eastern Ukraine past 2,200.More >>
Intense fighting is boosting the death count in eastern Ukraine past 2,200. More >>
EAST JERUSALEM (CBS) - Violent clashes broke out between Israeli police and Palestinian residents near Jerusalem following reports that a young Palestinian had been kidnapped and killed overnight by Israelis in an apparent retribution attack
Hours earlier, Israeli mourners bid farewell to the three teenagers, their bodies shrouded in flags.
Among the mourners, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Police released a recording of the 911 call made by one of the teens at the moment they were kidnapped. "We're being kidnapped," Gilad Sha'ar tells the officer. Then a kidnapper yells, "keep your head down," before the line goes dead.
Originally fearing it to be a hoax, Israeli forces initially delayed their search for the boys for several hours.
Two weeks later, they found them dead beneath a pile of rocks in a field near Hebron.
Israel blames the terrorist group Hamas for the kidnappings and killings, and has cracked down hard on the organization. In the ongoing security operation more than 400 Palestinians have been arrested and at least six killed - including Palestinian children.
Netanyahu urged police to move quickly to find out who is behind the latest killing. He called on all sides "not to take the law into their own hands."
Sunday, August 31 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:13:25 GMT
The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.More >>
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and coming under fire by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, the Philippine military chief said Sunday, while 44 Fijian troops...More >>
Saturday, August 30 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:30:40 GMT
Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister's home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering...More >>
Hundreds of people were injured as Pakistani police battled throngs of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with tear gas, batons and rubber bullets outside the prime minister's official...More >>
Saturday, August 30 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-08-31 00:10:59 GMT
Australia's foreign minister has criticized the detention of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels and is calling for their unconditional release.More >>
Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization...More >>