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Israeli authorities confirmed they arrested Jewish suspects connected to the death of a Palestinian teenager whose death ignited violent protests. Another American teen speaking out after an apparent police beating. (July 6)

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Jerusalem - 6 July 2014

1. Pan from mosque to mourning tent in Shuafat

2. Wide of mourners

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Nof Ayalon, Israel - 6 July 2014

3. SOUNDBITE (Hebrew) Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister: (see transcript below)

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Jerusalem - 6 July 2014

1. Tariq Abu Khdeir and his parents coming out of courthouse

2. SOUNDBITE: (English) Tariq Abu Khdeir: (see transcript below)

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Shuafat - July 3, 2014

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3. UGC allegedly showing Israeli police kicking, beating Tariq Khdeir

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Jerusalem - 6 July 2014

4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Tariq Abu Khdeir: (see transcript below)

5. Tariq Abu Khdeir's face with bruises

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Jerusalem - 4 July 2014

6. Various of funeral procession of Mohammed Abu Khdeir

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Israel's border with Gaza - 6 July 2014

8. Wide of Gaza Strip seen from Israeli border

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Rafah, Gaza Strip - 6 July 201

9. Various of debris and damaged structure

10. Child in damaged building

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AS MOURNING CONTINUES FOR A PALESTINIAN TEEN WHO WAS BURNED TO DEATH, ISRAELI AUTHORITIES CONFIRM THE ARREST OF SEVERAL SUSPECTS CONNECTED TO THAT MURDER.

SHORLTY AFTER THE ARRESTS, ISRAEL'S PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU CONDEMNED THE KILLING.

"I wish to send condolences to the family of the teenager, and I promise "I promise you that we will prosecute those that committed this shocking crime to the full extent of the law who are deserving of every condemnation." "The place of these kind of murderers are not in Israel's society."

MEANWHILE, A PALESTINIAN AMERICAN TEEN SAYS HE'S DOING MUCH BETTER AFTER ALLEGEDLY BEING BEATEN BY ISRAELI POLICE.

SOUNDBITE: (English) Tariq Abu Khdeir:

"I feel better. I feel ok. // Q: What happened to your face? // "They hit me in the face, they hit me, they brutally hit me."

THE 15-YEAR-OLD SAYS HE WAS HIT UNTIL HE WAS UNCONCIOUS FOLLOWING CLASHES WITH ISRAELI POLICE LAST WEEK.

THIS VIDEO AIRED ON PALESTINIAN TELEVSION... ALLEGEDLY SHOWS THAT BEATING.

ON SUNDAY, TARIQ ABU KHDEIR WAS ORDERED TO BE CONFINED TO HIS HOME FOR NINE DAYS WHILE POLICE INVESTIGATE.

SOUNDBITE: (English) Tariq Abu Khdeir:

"I'm speechless, I don't know what to say."

NOW.. THE U-S STATE DEPARTMENT IS DEMANDING AN INVESTIGATION... SAYING IT'S PROFOUNDLY TROUBLED BY THE ALLEGED ATTACK ON TARIQ. HE ATTENDS SCHOOL IN FLORIDA.

PALESTINIANS SAY HIS COUSIN'S MURDER, THE TEEN WHO WAS FATALLY BURNED, WAS A REVENGE KILLING FOR THE EARLIER DEATHS OF THREE ISRAELI TEENS.

ADDING TO THE CURRENT TENSIONS, PALESTINIAN MILITANTS IN THE GAZA STRIP STEPPED UP ROCKET ATTACKS IN SOUTHERN ISRAEL... WITH THE ISRAELI MILITARY LAUNCHING AIRSTRIKES IN RETALIATION.

PADMANANDA RAMA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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