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New Evictions of Arab Families Part of Battle for Jerusalem

On a recent morning, at a time of soaring Israeli-Palestinian tensions and massive police deployment in Jerusalem, security forces nonetheless found time to carry out an eviction order: Troops sealed off parts of the Arab neighborhood of Silwan and removed two families from their apartments to allow the entry of Jews named by a court as the rightful owners. The evictions are part of a house-by-house battle waged by Jewish settler groups — at times with government support — to expand their...

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