Clashes erupt outside Old City overnight with atmosphere described as a powder keg ready to explodeIsrael’s supreme court has delayed a deeply contentious decision on whether Jewish settlers can evict Palestinians by force from their homes, after some of the worst unrest in Jerusalem in years during which hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded in confrontations with the police.The latest clashes erupted outside the Old City overnight on Saturday, and a former Israeli defence official described the atmosphere as like a powder keg ready to explode at any time. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/09/israeli-settlement-ruling-delayed-jerusalem-tensions-palestinians
Author : Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem
Publish date : 2021-05-09 14:11:29
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