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Two masked Israeli women soldiers with rifles and an attack dog forced five female members of a Palestinian family to strip naked, each one separately, in the West Bank city of Hebron in July. The soldiers threatened to release the dog if the women did not comply, the family says.

During the raid on the family’s home, male soldiers searched the male family members but did not require them to take off their clothes.

Dozens of Israeli arms companies are set to take part in London's annual arms fair on Tuesday, an event campaigners have branded "a marketplace in death and destruction".

The Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) takes place at the ExCeL centre in London each year and has repeatedly come in for criticism from anti-arms trade activists. It is scheduled to be held between 12 and 15 September.

If one did not know better, they would believe that the Palestinian government places public ads on social media trying to recruit Palestinians to kill Jews. The sheer sound of that sentence sounds sick, as it should. 

The reality, of course, is something entirely different. 

Israeli occupation forces broke into the Bab Al-Rahma Prayer Hall, located within the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem, on Thursday night, causing extensive damage, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

Eyewitnesses reported that Israeli occupation forces conducted searches in the prayer hall and vandalized parts of its contents while confiscating other items.

A Palestinian man was stabbed and a Palestinian woman in her sixties was shot in Jerusalem on Friday.

The 29-year-old man, Ibadah Jamjoum, was moderately wounded after an Israeli settler stabbed him while he was working in Jerusalem, local sources told The New Arab's Arabic sister service Al-Araby Al-Jadeed. The reporting did not say where in the city the incident took place.

A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces on Saturday evening in the Al-Arroub refugee camp, in the southern West Bank province of Al-Khalil (Hebron), the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

WAFA correspondent said Israeli occupation soldiers fired live ammunition and toxic tear gas canisters at residents during a raid into the camp, resulting in the critical injury of 16-year-old Milad Munther Al-Ra’i.

Four people were killed as clashes between Palestinian groups returned to a Lebanon refugee camp on Saturday, according to the official Lebanese National News Agency (NNA).

Small armed factions in Saida's Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp exchanged fire on Thursday night with members of the dominant Fatah movement. 

A ceasefire was announced on Friday to end the fighting, which left at least 20 people wounded. 

The Israeli navy opened fire on Palestinian fishermen in Khan Yunis and Rafah on Friday morning, in southern Gaza, the official Israeli news agency WAFA reported.

According to a Wafa correspondent, the Israeli naval forces chased after the fishing boats, firing shots, and releasing sewage water at them in the area they were permitted to fish. No injuries were reported.