Clashes and protests erupt in West Bank and Jerusalem amid escalating violence

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Clashes and protests erupt in West Bank and Jerusalem amid escalating violence” – below is their description.

    Protests were held in and around the West Bank on Friday as tensions mounted over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    In the West Bank, Palestinians threw rocks at Israeli forces, while at Al-Aqsa

    in the Old City of Jerusalem, Palestinians protested against Israeli aggression on Gaza and Jerusalem.

    Hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrators gathered at in Jordan valley where Jordanian riot police forcibly pushed back their attempt to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Witnesses said police fired tear gas and shot into the air to halt about 500 young demonstrators.

    Several thousand demonstrators also took to the streets after Friday prayers from the main Husseini mosque in central Amman, Jordan, chanting anti-Israel slogans.

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