“Tensions have risen throughout Israel during Ramadan over the potential eviction of Palestinians from homes in Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood”

Dozens injured as Palestinians riot in Jerusalem, al-Aqsa
by Staff and Tzvi Joffre
May 9, 2021

Over 100 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem on Saturday night and Sunday morning, amid violent riots throughout Jerusalem and the West Bank fueled by tensions surrounding planned evictions in east Jerusalem. Over 90,000 worshippers visited the al-Aqsa mosque on Saturday night to mark Laylat al-Qadr, which commemorates the night on which the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Mohammed. On Sunday morning, clashes broke out on the Temple Mount between Palestinians and Israeli forces, with the doors of at least one of the gates to the compound being closed amid the clashes. At least 10 people were injured amid the clashes on the Temple Mount on Sunday morning. READ MORE

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JERUSALEM POST IDF strikes Gaza after rocket launched at Israel amid Jerusalem unrest A number of rioters were injured along the Gaza border as IDF soldiers responded with rubber bullets and tear gas.

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