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Israeli police, Palestinians in standoff over east Jerusalem home eviction

Palestinian residents of a flashpoint east Jerusalem neighborhood had a tense standoff with Israeli authorities Monday as police came to evict them from a disputed property. Several residents of a home in Sheikh Jarrah climbed onto the roof of the building with gas tanks...


Israel’s national library sees Arabic site traffic boom

Israel's national library says the number of visitors to its Arabic website more than doubled last year, driven by a growing collection of digitized materials and an aggressive outreach campaign to the Arab world. Around 650,000 users, predominantly from the...