‘The US Senate is pressuring President Barack Obama to denounce attacks against “innocent Israeli civilians” amid a surge in the regime’s violence against Palestinian protesters.

More than 70 Palestinians have been killed and over 2,600 injured by Israeli soldiers during the month of October alone.

The senators, among whom are Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) both running for the 2016 presidential election, are backing a resolution to pressure Obama as well as the international community to show “solidarity” with Israel after the alleged attacks.’

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