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Tension in East Jerusalem soars in holy site dispute

By Agencies in Jerusalem ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-11-07 07:54:02

Palestine, Jordan urging UN to demand Israel end 'provocations'

A surveillance balloon floated and helicopters flew overhead on Wednesday in East Jerusalem, while police vehicles were deployed at main intersections and more police were patrolling the streets. Arab neighborhoods in East Jerusalem looked like a war zone.

The Palestinians and Jordanians urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday to demand that Israel immediately stop provocations and incitement against Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem, warning that further escalation could lead to another crisis that threatens peace in the Middle East.

Tension in East Jerusalem soars in holy site dispute

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