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Four Palestinians killed in further Jerusalem-declaration violence

(Worthy News) – Four Palestinians were killed by security forces over the weekend as violence escalated in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. A Border Police officer was moderately wounded when a rioter stabbed him in the shoulder outside of Ramallah. Riots have broken out every day since US President Donald Trump declared on…

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Israel gears up for second day of violent protests over Jerusalem

(Worthy News) – Israel was preparing Saturday for fresh riots and demonstrations across the West Bank and Gaza Strip over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, amid calls from Hamas for wide-scale confrontation. Hundreds of Palestinians were marching Saturday from the Gaza Strip town of Khan Younis toward the border fence,…

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120 arrested as hard-line religious Jews protest against Israeli army service

(Worthy News) – At least 120 demonstrators were arrested in Israel on Thursday as several thousand ultra-Orthodox Jews blocked a major intersection in central Jerusalem to protest against efforts to force them to enlist in the Israeli military like their secular compatriots. A series of such protests in recent weeks has been spurred by occasional…

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4 arrested in Arad clashes between ultra-Orthodox, secular residents

(Worthy News) – Four Israelis were arrested in the southern city of Arad on Saturday night after violent clashes broke out between the city’s secular and ultra-Orthodox residents. Long-simmering tensions between residents who oppose the influx of ultra-Orthodox into the city and the local Haredi community came to a head in riots that saw both…

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