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Arab League chief calls for international probe into Israel 'crimes'

AFP  |  Cairo 

on Thursday called for an international probe into alleged "crimes" committed by Israeli forces against Palestinians during deadly violence along the border this week.

"We call for a credible international investigation into the crimes committed by the occupation," Abul Gheit said at the opening session of an extraordinary meeting of Arab foreign ministers in to discuss the violence.

Palestinians in have been protesting for seven weeks to be able to return to their historic homes they fled in 1948 and which later became part of The violence happened on the same day that the opened its embassy in Jerusalem.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 20:40 IST