Israeli settlers carry out provocative rally in Jerusalem’s Old City


Israeli settlers today evening carried out a provocative rally in al-Wad Street in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem. Israeli police deployed their troops in the Old City of Jerusalem and conducted body searches on Palestinian youth in al-Wad Street. Local sources said Israeli settlers also attempted to place a menorah on the walls of al-Kurd family home in sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, which is threatened with forcible eviction. Settlers reportedly began playing music in a provocative manner in front of al-Kurd house. Settlers earlier today destroyed drawings that residents have painted on the walls of homes threatened with forcible eviction in Sheikh Jarrah area. Al-Kurd family is one of dozens of families threatened with forcible expulsion from their homes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shiekh Jarrah.