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Another Violent Night in The Old City

Tensions continue to rise as violent incidents increase in the Old City in Jerusalem.
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JERUSALEM – Some 30 Arabs rioters threw firecrackers at the Emet house in the Old City, confronting Border Policemen and throwing bottles and stones at them. One Border Policeman was lightly wounded. Arabs threw stones at some 800 Israeli marchers who were participating in the monthly march around the Old City walls. No one was injured.

Minister of Construction Uri Ariel, who was one of the participants, stated that Israel’s sovereignty on the temple Mount should not be destabilized, and that the freedom of religious practice should be ensured for all faiths, including Jews.

Referring to the recent violent incidents on the Temple Mount, Ariel said: “Unfortunately, Arab citizens are utilizing the holiness of the Temple Mount for political gain and are generating disturbances, breaking the peace time and again and are providing shelter for rioters. A sovereign state cannot tolerate such a breach of its sovereignty in this most holy of places and I call on the Minister of Internal Security not allow this situation to continue.”

He further added that it was inconceivable that Jews would be discriminated against on the Temple Mount. In another incident some 150 Arabs participated in the funeral of alleged terrorist Amjad Al-Safdi, an Arab Israeli lawyer who was arrested a few weeks ago by the GSS and police in suspicion of aiding the Hamas terrorist organization. Al-Safdi, who was released to house arrest, committed suicide.

Commencing At the Temple Mount, the procession moved through the Old City, as marchers carried PLO and Hamas flags. At one point they passed by Israeli homes, and one of the mourners threw a glass bottle at the playground which was full of playing children and their parents. No one was injured, but security had everyone enter their homes until the end of the event. In yet another incident, girls of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) marched in a semi-military march yesterday afternoon near the homes of Israeli residents. The PRC is a coalition of various armed Palestinian factions that oppose in peace process with Israel. Active mostly in the Gaza Strip, the PRC is a terrorist group. The girls, aged 7 – 14, marched in uniform, flying the PRC yellow-colored and the PLO flags, stepping in tandem with the beat of march- like military drums.

Sarah Haetzni Cohen, Chairwoman of the ‘My Israel’ activist organization told Tazpit News Agency she viewed this incident with much severity. “This march is another grave incident taking place right under the nose of the police. This incident is one of many which are undermining Israel’s sovereignty in our capital, Jerusalem. We call again on the Minister of Interior Security Aharonowitz to take responsibility and ensure the safety of the residents of Jerusalem and the State of Israel.”

The police were unavailable for comment.

On April 23rd Arabs threw stones at bus #65 on a main route in Jerusalem, right next to police national headquarters, injuring one of the passengers. The woman was transported to Hadassah Har Tzofim hospital. Several other passengers were treated for shock.

About the Author: Aryeh Savir is director of the International division of Tazpit News Agency.


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17 Responses to “Another Violent Night in The Old City”

  1. Jo Torres says:

    Prayers that peace will overtake restlessness and that all will be safe.

  2. Lize Bartsch says:

    May the Lord restore the peace of Jerusalem, the capital city of Israel, ordained by the Most High Lord and G-d through the centuries. His Word is true and stands forever!!!

  3. i think it’s time for us to take our holy place back and kick the Arabs out.

  4. Jean Perles says:

    a terrorist and a liar, yes abou abbas

  5. This unrest over there has been going on forever. They won’t rest until they THINK they’re going to bate Israel into war and they’re going to be very sorry because Israel has the ONE true GOD on their side! Amen and Amen

  6. Gene Strong says:

    Israel must assume full.control.and annex Jerusalem Gaza and west bank.
    Muslims.do not.want peace with.israel.
    Negotiations are a.waste of time.and resources…strike now while you are able.

  7. If they cannot live in piece, may be it is time for them to get out –and stay out!

  8. It is time for John Kerry to realize one cannot make deals with the devil and give Israel full support.

  9. Take back control Israel, once and for all

  10. These are the fruits of the left and their policies which have weakened Israel. Israel must destroy those which wish our people harm not negotiate with them

  11. Alan Kardon says:

    Have them March out of Israel. Problem solved.

  12. Alan Kardon says:

    Unfortunately the terrorists don't hear you.

  13. Israel must protect her people.

  14. Bob Hathaway says:

    "Never again" huh? Looks to me like Israel is doing everything it can to make sure it DOES happen again. Come one Israel, get some guts.

  15. Ted Sones says:

    quite agree- round them up- send them to Hamas for a lesson how to respect and how democracy works in a civil world-then cut off their families from any government funds should they rely on welfare.

  16. SHARON REMOVED JEWISH PEOPLE FROM GUSH KATIF, HOW ABOUT ARABS? WHY NOT? THIS JUNKS DON'T DESERVE TO LIVE IN ISRAEL. ISRAEL NEEDS STRONG GOVERNMENT NOT BUNCH OF CLOWNS, COWARDS.

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