Thousands of Israeli Arabs rallied at the Al-Aksa Mosque in Jerusalem, demanding that Israel protect the Muslim shrine. “The rocket that, God forbid, strikes Al-Aksa, will not just strike Al-Aksa but will bring a catastrophe on the whole region,” Sheik Kamal Khatib, deputy head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, told some 20,000 demonstrators who gathered at the Jerusalem holy site Saturday.
Britain is removing a Jewish group from its list officially sanctioned charities. In making the move, the Charity Commission of England and Wales said Betar-Tagar, a right-leaning Zionist group, was a political organization and not a charity.
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