A tense Ramadan for families in Jerusalem as clashes continue

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    Tensions have been high in Jerusalem since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with a spike in recent days over the threatened evictions of Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of east Jerusalem. Fierce clashes with police around the city’s Al-Aqsa mosque have left hundreds injured. Israeli authorities have defended their actions as maintaining security, but Muslims accuse Israel of threatening their freedom to worship.

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