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Israel: Teen murders could put peace further away than ever

Hopes of a deal with Palestine have been dashed once again by this latest atrocity

By Bronwen Maddox  

Israelis are outraged by the murders of three teenagers in the West Bank. © Sebastian Scheiner/AP/Press Association Images

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Governments around the world immediately condemned the murder of the three Israeli teenagers, whose bodies were discovered late on Monday near Hebron and near where they had been kidnapped 18 days earlier. President Barack Obama declared that “The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms this senseless act of terror against innocent youth,” and that “From the outset, I have offered our…

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