Not That Good A Day In The Middle East

While protestors were out in force in Iraq today,

3 Palestinian teens were killed by Israeli troops.

The two sides offered dramatically different versions of the shooting, which shattered weeks of calm and added to tensions surrounding plans by Jewish extremists to march on a disputed holy site in Jerusalem on on

``These kids were not playing soccer,'' said the commander, whose name was withheld under military regulations. ``You don't get there by accident.'' Tawfiq Abu Khoussa, a spokesman for the Palestinian Interior Ministry, called the Israeli account ``completely false.''


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