Israel takes historic measures against Palestinians

October 4, 2015 12:53 PM

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Israel takes historic measures against Palestinians

JERUSALEM - In an unprecedented measure, Israeli police barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday in response to stabbing attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded three others, as Israel's prime minister vowed a "harsh offensive" to counter rising violence.

Abbas -- citing among other things the clashes in the Old City -- called the state of affairs in Israel "unacceptable," and he repeatedly slammed Israeli leaders for breaking promises "as an occupier." As a result, Abbas said, the Palestinian people will no longer recognize any agreements they have ...

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