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Palestinians ask UN to demand Israel end settlements

The Palestinians asked the UN Security Council on Wednesday to demand that Israel immediately reverse plans to build more Jewish settlements, at an emergency meeting called to address tensions in east Jerusalem.

Clashes, arrests in Jerusalem ahead of Palestinian funeral

Clashes break out in east Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israeli police ahead of the funeral of a Palestinian who ploughed his car into a crowd of pedestrians, killing two.

The heavily armed police used tear gas to repel hundreds of Palestinians taking part in a “symbolic funeral” ceremony for Abdelrahman Shaludi, the 21-year-old Palestinian shot dead after ramming his car into a Jerusalem crowd on Wednesday.

A three-month-old girl was killed on the spot and six other people hurt in what police said was a deliberate “terror attack”.

Palestinian children in chains

The abuse of Palestinian children in the Israeli military court system. Documentary by Jonathan Pullman.

Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada

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Fears grow over Jerusalem unrest
Source: Financial Times

With the world’s attention focused on the war in the Gaza Strip, another front in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is quietly heating up in Jerusalem, one of the few places where Israelis and Palestinians – elsewhere divided by walls or fences — mingle and meet.

Since the killing last month of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian teenager, by Jewish extremists, the city has seen protests and rioting nearly every night — usually clashes between Arab youths and Israeli police or soldiers. It has accelerated this week, when more than 100 young Palestinians were arrested over two nights. Continue reading ‘Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada’

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Sony produces components for Israeli war drones

These are Sony pieces that Palestinians in Gaza discovered in Khozaa, Khan Younes. After inquiring with several engineers, they were told that this might be a part of an Israeli drone. An Israeli drone uses camera to identify the target, records it, and then shoot to kill. These pieces are believed to a drone as a lens, RG socket, and places to insert disks were found.