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Israel sends more troops to West Bank after stabbing, unrest

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel sent more troops to the West Bank on Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family in their home and widespread Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over escalating tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine. 891 more words

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More Israeli troops sent to West Bank, placed on high alert after stabbing

By Mohammed Daraghmeh And Karin Laub

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territory — Israel’s military sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine. 965 more words

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3 Palestinians, 3 Israelis killed in violence over holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) — Escalating Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land‘s most contested shrine boiled over into violence on Friday that killed six people — three Palestinians in street clashes in Jerusalem and three Israelis in a stabbing attack at a West Bank settlement. 1,081 more words

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Worst Israeli/Palestinian Bloodshed in Years Leaves 6 Dead

Reuters news agency reports today that six people were killed on Friday in the bloodiest spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence for years. Three Israelis were stabbed to death in a Jewish settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after three Palestinians were killed in violence prompted by Israel’s installation of metal detectors at entry points to the Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem’s walled Old City. 202 more words

News And Politics

Thousands of Extra IDF Troops Put On Call in West Bank Amid Al-Aqsa Tensions #Occupation

The Israeli army will put thousands of extra troops on alert in the West Bank ahead of Friday prayers at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, fearing that clashes over security measures implemented at the holy site will spread. 463 more words

Middle East

Raw: Violent Clashes in Jerusalem, West Bank

An escalating dispute over metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine turned violent on Friday, setting off widespread clashes between Palestinian stone-throwers and Israeli troops. (July 21) 13 more words

Raw: Violent Clashes In Jerusalem