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October 31, 2001
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Israel demolished four Palestinian homes in eastern Jerusalem. City officials said the homes were built without permits. The United States called the demolitions “highly provocative” and an obstacle to restoring calm between Israelis and Palestinians. A Palestinian legislator called Tuesday’s move part of “an Israeli plan to Judaize the city by adopting an ethnic cleansing policy against us.”

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