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Israel Premier Says Hamas Kidnapped Missing Teens

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June 15, 2014 AT 10:19 AM
Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Hamas militant group of kidnapping three Israeli teenagers who disappeared over the weekend, as the military arrested dozens of Palestinians and closed off West Bank roads in a frantic search for the youths. The crisis escalated already heightened tensions between Israel and the new Palestinian government, which is headed by Western-backed President Mahmoud Abbas but backed by Hamas.