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Palestinian suspected in assassination attempt killed by Israeli police

Israeli security forces early Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man — identified as Muatnaz Hijazi, 32 — suspected of shooting a prominent American-born right-wing Israeli activist. Police said Hijazi fired first. The activist, Yehuda Glick, was seriously wounded Wednesday night in a drive-by shooting outside the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem after a conference promoting Jewish presence at the Temple Mount. Two employees at a restaurant where Hijazi worked were arrested. Read more at Haaretz.