Sunday, July 23, 2017

Deadly 'day of rage': Israel deploys armed patrols in East Jerusalem

Palestinian shop owners shut doors in solidarity strike after eight slain; PA breaks contact with Israel
Palestinians pray in protest of Israeli security measures at al-Aqsa compound (MEE/Jacob Burns)

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Lubna Masarwa-Saturday 22 July 2017
Tensions ran high in the Old City of East Jerusalem on Saturday amid predictions of a third intifada as Palestinian shop owners held a general strike to mourn the loss of five protesters who have died from violent clashes with Israeli police since the previous day.