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Rawabi still controversial among PalestiniansAhmad Melhem - Al-Monitor " We support construction and the rights of our people to benefit from such projects, provided that they support the struggle of the people and do not work with the occupation’s projects.” The controversy over Rawabi city will likely continue after its inauguration." ca 19/9/2014
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Israeli jails fill with Palestinian juveniles after summer riots Nir Hasson - Haaretz "Attorneys who represent dozens of suspects in East Jerusalem say the police and legal system’s treatment of the suspects is harsh, vindictive and discriminatory." ca19/9/2014
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With Temple Mount as flashpoint, violence rises in JerusalemAkiva Eldar - Al Monitor - "...a move is afoot to turn the Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif) from a Muslim place of prayer into a joint prayer site for believers of both faiths, repeating the transformation that took place at the Tomb of the Patriarchs (al-Ibrahimi Mosque) in Hebron." - id17/9/2014
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Neglect leading to Jerusalem`s divisionYoaz Hendel - Ynet - "In 1967, Arab villages and neighborhoods which were never included in Jerusalem became part of the city. It was a historical navigation error, which created 250,000 people with Israeli identity cards but with no Israeli government." - id 17/9/2014
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Israeli police arrest 22 Palestinians in East JerusalemMa`an - Five minors were interrogated for several hours and then released on house arrest - Muhammad Khaled Abd al-Razzaq, 12, Mutaz Shweiki, 13, Ashraf Ghaith, 14, Muhammad Younis Abd al-Razzaq, 14, and Marwan Alwat, 14. The arrests brought to 700 the number of arrests in East Jerusalem since July. [bz]16/9/2014
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Police chief "coward" in handling East Jerusalem clashesAIC - MK Miri Regev (Likud) dubbed the chief of Jerusalem`s police force a "coward" for his handling of East Jerusalem "riots" as clashes, arrests and political incitement characterised the weekend [ry]15/9/2014
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PHOTOS: Hundreds attend Ramallah funeral of young Palestinian killed by IDFActivestills - +972 "Hundreds of people attended the funeral Wednesday of Issa al-Qatri, who was killed earlier by Israeli soldiers during a raid on the al-Amari refugee camp near Ramallah. According to Ma’an News Agency, soldiers entered the camp to arrest a wanted Hamas member when they were met with resistance from young men who threw stones and Molotov cocktails at the forces. The soldiers responded with live fire, injuring and killing al-Qatri. " ca12/9/2014
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Israel’s tunnels aim to Judaize Jerusalem and are approved by Supreme CourtKate - Mondoweiss - With the Hamas tunnels dominating the Israeli narrative for the past several weeks, their inherent danger horrifying the entire state and sometimes leading to apocalyptic visions, the state of Israel persistently continued digging its own underground tunnels, also aimed at resolving the conflict – in Jerusalem.-rh 11/9/2014
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`Police threaten to destroy memorial for slain Palestinian teen, Mohammed Abu Khdeir`Mairav Zonszein - +972 - Israel Police on Sunday threatened to destroy a memorial for murdered Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was burned alive by several Israeli Jews on July 2, according to Tamar Fleishman, an Israeli activist who met with the Abu Khdeir family on Sunday. Mohammed’s father, Hussein, reportedly said police instructed him to dismantle it or they would.-rh10/9/2014
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Report: Israel Uses `Religious Freedom` as Excuse to Deepen Jerusalem OccupationConnie Hackbarth - Alternative Information Center - ""...`with the help of a NIS 10 million government allocation`"...“We don’t just want to ensure security, but to also enhance the mountain to make it the educational center for Jewish history and Zionism."” - id 10/9/2014
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PHOTOS: Fierce clashes in East Jerusalem after police kill young PalestinianActivestills - +972 - "According to the family he was shot directly in the head at close range, which caused his injury and subsequent death. The results of an autopsy conducted Monday have not yet been released." - id 10/9/2014
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Jerusalem clashes after teen`s funeralMa`an - Israeli forces attacked the funeral procession of slain Jerusalem teenager Abd al-Majid Sinokrot after mourners marched from his hometown of Wadi Joz to the al-Aqsa mosque on Monday. Jerusalem has been rocked by protests for two days after news broke that the teenager died from injuries sustained when he was shot. [bz]9/9/2014
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`Police threaten to destroy memorial for slain Palestinian teen, Mohammed Abu Khdeir`Mairav Zonszein - +972 - As clashes and riots break out over the death of another Palestinian teen shot by Israel police, authorities order the family of Muhammed Abu Khdeir, who was burned alive this summer, to dismantle their memorial. [bz]9/9/2014
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Palestinian Youth Dies of Wounds Inflicted by Israeli PoliceIMEMC News & Agencies - "Palestinian teen Muhammed Sunuqrut, who was critically wounded last week during a protest, in occupied East Jerusalem, died on Sunday" [ry]8/9/2014
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Palestinian rioters clash with police in JerusalemReuters - Ynet - Following the death of Wadi Joz youth from injuries sustained in previous protest, dozens of East Jerusalemites threw rocks, petrol bombs at passing vehicles [ry]8/9/2014
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Israel Announces Bids For The Construction Of Settlement Units Near RamallahSaed Bannoura - IMEMC "The Israeli government announced, Thursday, bids for the construction of 283 units in an illegal settlement, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah." ca5/9/2014
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Israeli forces shoot, critically injure Jerusalem teenMa`an - Muhammad Abd Al-Majid Sunuqrut, 16, from Wadi al-Joz suffered a fractured skull after being shot. The teenager was speaking on his mobile phone while walking to a nearby mosque for late evening prayers when he was hit, in what his father said was an unprovoked attack. [bz]1/9/2014
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Israel continues attacks on Jerusalem`s Aqsa mosqueConnie Hackbarth - AIC - "Hamas has called on Jordan to use its custodianship over Palestinian holy sites and protect the al Aqsa mosque, as Israeli violations of Palestinian religious freedom and a deepening of the Israeli occupation continue in Jerusalem. Gaza is not the only Palestinian area under attack" [ry]25/8/2014
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Israel Demolishes Palestinian House Without Prior Notice in East JerusalemWafa - The house owner, Tawfiq Gazzawi, said Israeli forces surrounded the house in the early morning hours and prevented them from evacuating the house contents before demolishing it without any prior notice. The 380-square-meter house was a shelter for 17 family members, added Gazzawi. He added that the Israeli authorities had tried to demolish the house in 2006, but a court ruling made that attempt a failure. [bz]19/8/2014
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Dozens Abducted by Israeli Forces in West Bank and JerusalemAgencies Report - IMEMC - "Israeli forces routinely carry out arrest raids in the West Bank. Around 40 percent of Palestinian men living in the occupied territories have been detained by Israel at some point in their lives, according to Al Ray." - id 16/8/2014
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64 Palestinians Kidnapped In Jerusalem, West BankSaed Bannoura- IMEMC "Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late at night and on Thursday at dawn, at least 64 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and in occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to a number of interrogation facilities." ca15/8/2014
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Jerusalem Mixed and UnmixedMichelle Campos - MERIP - Even before he decided to leave Jewish Jerusalem, Kashua’s television series and other writings showed a gradual progression from the mentality of an assimilation-aspiring Arab Bill Cosby to that of an Arab Spike Lee, politically much less compromising and painfully aware that his intellectual role is to point at the gulf between Jewish and Arab societies in Israel, perhaps especially when the gulf seems increasingly unbridgeable.-rh14/8/2014
Fifty Palestinians Kidnapped In Occupied JerusalemSaed Bannoura - IMEMC - "Eyewitnesses said the soldiers also fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, in addition to gas bombs, concussion grenades and rubber-coated metal bullets in various streets of al-‘Eesawiyya." - id 13/8/2014
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Family Of Slain Jerusalem Young Man Denies Israeli AllegationsSaed Bannoura - IMEMC - "The family of Mohammad Nayef Ja`abeess, 21, who was shot and killed by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem, Monday, denied Israeli allegations that he deliberately rammed his industrial digger into a bus." - id 6/8/2014
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