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Palestinian American Brothers Detained by Israel After Raid on Gaza Home

HeadlineFeb 09, 2024

The family of two Palestinian American brothers say the pair, their Canadian father and three other relatives have been detained after an Israeli raid on their home in Gaza. The brothers, Borak and Hashem Alagha, are aged 18 and 20. National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby says the U.S. will talk to Israel about the detention of the brothers, as well as Samaher Esmail, a Palestinian American woman from Louisiana who was forcibly taken by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank earlier this week.

Meanwhile, in the United States, Texas police say the Sunday stabbing in Austin of 23-year-old Palestinian American Zacharia Doar was a hate crime.

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