Tensions high in Jerusalem, West Bank

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Left wing Israelis protest occupation in Palestine and call for a two state solution

Tensions high in Jerusalem, West Bank


On October 24 an agreement was reached between Jordan and Israel to try and reduce the violence surrounding what the Jews call the Temple Mount or the Haram al-Sharif to Muslims. This deal comes on the heels of some of the worst violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem as a series of stabbings have broken out, and in the protests and Israeli retaliation around 50 Palestinians have been killed.

Root of the Violence?

The protests and subsequent violence came over the fear amongst Palestinians...


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