Palestinian shot dead by Israeli army at Gaza protest

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Israeli and Palestinian officials did not immediately respond to the Reshet 13 report.

Hundreds of Palestinians on Saturday paid farewell to three people martyred by Israeli army fire in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

The area has seen an uptick in violence recently.

It has two separate lanes divided by an eight-meter-high concrete wall - one for Palestinians who reside in the West Bank, and the other for residents of illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

"The young man was killed near the buffer zone, while another 22 people - including 14 children - were hurt by live ammunition", ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said in a statement.

In a statement, the officials said that forcible transfer is a "grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention", and called on the Israeli authorities to "cease settlement construction, and abide by their obligations as an occupying power under global humanitarian law and worldwide human rights law".

"Palestinian factions, through the joint operations room, always stress that it's our right to confront any Israeli aggression".

"The Qatari grant comes as part of the urgent assistance that Emir Sheikh Tamim is giving to Gaza residents in light of the hard conditions and on the basis of United Nations resolutions on the issue", Emadi said, rejecting claims that the goal of the aid transfer is to harm the unity of the Palestinian people in the West Bank and Gaza. Israel hopes the money would ease the deadly demonstrations.

But the deal became a major bone of political contention in Israel - whose territory is used for delivery of the cash - and also in Gaza.

Around $5 million monthly was earmarked by Qatar for impoverished Gazans. He said Hamas had told Qatar's ambassador, Mohammed al-Emadi, that it refused the money "in response to the occupation policy".

At this point, it is not apparently clear if Saturday's $9.4 million is in addition to or included in the $20 million announced on Friday.

Meanwhile, Palestinian employees in the Gaza Strip were requested to head to the post offices and two bank branches on Wednesday in order to receive payment for their September 2018 salaries.

The third payment of the Qatari grant - $15m. - was originally.

Half the funds would be distributed Saturday and the rest Sunday, he said, with each family receiving $100.

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