Israel: Palestinian Jurist Killed on Jordan Border Charged at Troops Yelling "Allahu Akhbar"

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - A Palestinian judge with Jordanian citizenship who was killed by IDF soldiers near the Allenby Bridge on Monday shouted "Allahu akhbar" ("God is great" in Arabic) while charging at the troops, an initial inquiry by Israeli security services revealed. Raed Alaa el-Deen Za'eiter attempted to snatch the rifle of one of the soldiers and then continued attacking the soldiers with a metal pole. The shooting unleashed an outpouring of anger in Jordan, with protesters outside of the Israeli embassy in Amman demanding an abrogation of the 1994 peace treaty.

2014-03-11 00:00:00

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