An Israeli court has indicted two Jewish extremists in connection with an arson attack in the West Bank, which killed a Palestinian couple and their young child. The incident occured in July 2015 and triggered international outrage.
Wildfires in the West Bank have been burning for nearly a week, as international groups send aid. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has made a rare call to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to thank him for his help.
Former Israeli premier Olmert has received early release from prison, but he may still not be in the clear. Police are investigating him for trying to publish secrets.
Israeli firefighters are battling several forest and brush fires across Israel and the West Bank. Police have said they are investigating all possible causes, including arson.
Jewish extremists alleged to have carried out a firebombing attack on a Palestinian home, killing a toddler and his parents, are facing murder charges. Israel has been criticized for the slow pace of the investigation.
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