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Palestinians riot as Jews allowed on Temple Mount for Jerusalem Day

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Published: 4 June 2019

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Unrest follows rare decision to let non-Muslims in on final days of Ramadan, as a new study shows large gaps between the needs of the city’s Jewish and Arab residents

Hundreds of Palestinians riot as Jews allowed on Temple Mount for Jerusalem Day (Times of Israel)
Palestinians on mount hurl chairs, rocks at police after rare decision to let non-Muslims in on final days of Ramadan; security high in capital as Israel marks city’s reunification

In Jerusalem, Jews want sanitation and Palestinians want to build homes (Haaretz)
As Israel marks Jerusalem Day, new study shows large gaps between needs of the city’s Jewish and Arab residents

EU slams Israel’s planned East Jerusalem construction as ‘obstacle to peace’ (Times of Israel)
Criticism from European body comes after Housing Ministry issues tenders to build 805 units in municipal neighbourhoods of Ramot, Pisgat Zeev

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Israeli settlers 'upgrade' West Bank springs to usurp Palestinian land (Haaretz)
Settler councils grab more and more privately held territory through investment in infrastructure as the Civil Administration looks the other way

Photo: Police forces on Temple Mount as Jews mark Jerusalem Day, Jerusalem on Sunday (Israel police)

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