Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain (left) takes part in a protest against Israeli settlements in the village of Turmus Aya near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Dec. 10, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after the protest in which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain was beaten by an Israeli soldier.
Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain (left) takes part in a protest against Israeli settlements in the village of Turmus Aya near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Dec. 10, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after the protest in which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain was beaten by an Israeli soldier. AP
Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain (left) takes part in a protest against Israeli settlements in the village of Turmus Aya near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Dec. 10, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after the protest in which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain was beaten by an Israeli soldier. AP

Death of top Palestinian after clash with Israeli police is latest crisis

December 10, 2014 5:25 PM