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  • E. Jerusalem Arabs arrested for attacking Jewish man

    December 13, 2012 | 11:18 am

    Three Arab teenagers from eastern Jerusalem were arrested on suspicion that they attacked a haredi Orthodox Jewish man.

    The teens, all 16, told police after they were arrested Thursday that they attacked the Jewish man because they had been attacked previously by Jews, according to Israel Radio.

    They are accused of injuring the 20-year-old man on Wednesday evening as he walked through the Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem.

  • Scattered clashes break out during mostly peaceful Jerusalem Day march

    June 1, 2011 | 4:07 pm

    Scattered clashes broke out in neighborhoods surrounding Jerusalem’s Old City during the annual Jerusalem Day march, though the event was mostly peaceful.

    Three people—two marchers and one Arab resident—reportedly were lightly injured during stone-throwing clashes by the Old...