Israel to permit right-wing march through Jerusalem’s Old City

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli officials said on Tuesday that they will allow a far-right march through Jerusalem’s Old City to go ahead, a day after scrapping the event over fears it would rekindle fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. Several right-wing Israeli groups had planned a flag-waving procession through the walled Old City’s Damascus Gate and into its Muslim quarter this Thursday, drawing warnings from Gaza’s rulers Hamas of renewed hostilities should it proceed. The original march on May 10 was re-routed at the last minute as tensions in Jerusalem led Hamas to f…

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