Israel limits access to Old City of Jerusalem amid talk of new Palestinian uprising

October 4, 2015 6:39 PM

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Israeli authorities took the extraordinary step of banning non-resident Palestinians from the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday as a spike in violence gave rise to concerns that a third intifada, or uprising, may have begun.

Tensions continued to simmer in Jerusalem and the West Bank as two Israeli victims of a stabbing attack were laid to rest and Palestinians clashed with police and soldiers.

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