Israel begins to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears

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By Ali Sawafta

SUR BAHER, West Bank, July 22 (Reuters) – Israeli forces began demolishing buildings near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism.

Bulldozers accompanied by hundreds of Israeli soldiers and police moved in to Sur Baher, a Palestinian village on the edge of East Jerusalem in an area that Israel captured and occupied in the 1967 Middle East War.

Palestinians fear that the razing of homes and...


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Israel begins to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears


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