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Clashes in Jerusalem hours after Israel-Palestinian ceasefire – BBC News

Clashes in Jerusalem hours after Israel-Palestinian ceasefire – BBC News

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Hours after a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas came into force there were more clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters around the Al Aqsa Mosque in occupied eastJerusalem. Violence at the holy site was one of the flashpoints that led to the 11 day conflict, which has ended with both sides claiming victory. In Gaza at least 243 people were killed, among them more than 100 women and children. 12 people were killed in Israel by rockets fired by Palestinian militants. Reeta Chakrabarti presents BBC News at Ten reporting by middle east editor Jeremy Bowen in Gaza. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #BBCNews
UN warns of “full-scale war” as Israel-Palestinian violence intensifies – BBC News

UN warns of “full-scale war” as Israel-Palestinian violence intensifies – BBC News

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The United Nations is warning of the risk of "full-scale war" as the clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians continue. Israel's Prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, warned Palestinian militants that this was just the beginning, threatening to strike with “blows they haven't dreamed of”. The United States is sending a senior diplomat to the Middle East to urge Israelis and Palestinians to end the violence. At least 65 Palestinians including 15 children and six Israelis are reported to have been killed since the fighting began. In the past few days Palestinian militants have fired barrages of rockets into Israel, many aimed at Tel Aviv. Israel has carried out a heavy bombardment of Gaza launching hundreds of air strikes. Tensions have been growing in Jerusalem, partly due to a lo...