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UN warns of ‘uncontainable crisis’ as clashes between Israelis and Palestinians claim more than 200 lives

Israeli strikes killed 42 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the worst daily toll yet in almost a week of deadly clashes, as the UN Security Council met amid global alarm at the escalating conflict. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pleaded for an immediate end to the “utterly appalling” violence and warned of an “uncontainable security and humanitarian crisis”. But ...

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Israel-Palestinian violence: why East Jerusalem has become a flashpoint in a decades-old conflict

By: Misha Ketchell   Weeks of tensions between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem have boiled over in recent days, unleashing some of the worst violence between Israel and the Palestinians in years. Israeli airstrikes in Gaza have left 30 Palestinians dead, including ten children, as of Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promising not to ease ...

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