Two dead in ‘Day of Rage’ over Jerusalem
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At least two people are killed in clashes with Israeli troops, as thousands of Palestinians demonstrate against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
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According to the Israeli club, Barcelona did not want to play the match in Jerusalem, prompting Beitar's managers to call off the game.
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Four Palestinian families could soon find out whether they will be evicted from their homes in occupied east Jerusalem to make way for Israeli settlers. The move would leave them homeless — and could spark new tensions.
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Firefighters supported by firefighting aircraft work to put out a large forest fire, as smoke is visible from much of the city of Jerusalem. The fire threatened the villages of Beit Meir, Shoeva and Ramat Raziel, west of Jerusalem, police said in a statement.
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Palestinian residents will now be able to move freely through checkpoints in the territory. Israel took control of the West Bank in 1967.
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Israeli police said the incident took place near a contested flashpoint shrine known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.
The Israeli news site is back to normal functioning after being hacked with a pro-Iran image. The incident comes as Iran prepares to mark two years since the killing of Qassem Soleimani.
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