Jerusalem: Several Palestinians arrested over fresh Al-Aqsa violence
19 April 2022 | 7:20 am
Several Palestinians were injured as violence broke out at Jerusalem's Temple Mount for the second time in just days. The site is sacred to both Jews and Muslims.
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Dozens arrested in Jerusalem clashes
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Fresh clashes break out between Palestinians and police after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for "calm on all sides" after several nights of unrest in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem. There have been nightly disturbances since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 13, amid Palestinian anger over police blocking off access to the promenade around the walls of the Old City and a ban on gatherings.
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The holy city, which contains sacred sites for Jews, Muslims and Christians, has been rocked by violence over the past three days. An Israeli march laying claim to the whole of Jerusalem is set to go ahead on Monday.
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Tensions have been on the rise in East Jerusalem amid planned evictions of dozens of Palestinians from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, which is located just north of the Old City. Palestinians protesting in solidarity with residents have been targeted by Israeli forces and settler groups.
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Palestinian families in Gaza's Shejaiya neighbourhood leave the area after it was shelled by Israeli forces.
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Muna and Muhammad el-Kurd are leading campaigners against evictions in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem. The two were released after being detained Sunday.
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Israeli police inspect Jerusalem Shaare Zedek hospital parking lot, after a sinkhole opened wide, swallowing at least one car.
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A firefighting plane works on extinguishing a fire raging in a forested area west of Jerusalem. The massive fire on the outskirts of Jerusalem has paralysed traffic as dozens of firefighters and 10 aerial tankers battle the blaze.
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