The new escalation of violence comes after hundreds of Israeli ultranationalists, some chanting “Death to Arabs,” paraded in..
Holy city of the Abrahamic religions
Jerusalem is a city in Western Asia, on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. It is one of the oldest cities in the world, and is considered holy to the three major Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Both Israel and the Palestinian Authority claim Jerusalem as their capital, as Israel maintains its primary governmental institutions there and the State of Palestine ultimately foresees it as its seat of power. Neither claim, however, is widely recognized internationally.
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Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh describes the planned march as ‘a provocation of our people’.