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Full Coverage: Fears of 'Third Intifada' Beginning

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Hundreds of Arab residents of Judea, Samaria and Gaza rioted on Thursday for "Nakba Day," the Arabic word for catastrophe designating the creation of the Jewish state of Israel 66 years ago, when hundreds of thousands of local Arabs left Israel at the behest of invading Arab armies.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (Worthy News)-- As thousands of Palestinians laid to rest an East Jerusalem teenager, chants of "Intifada, Intifada" led to another night of riots that spread throughout Israel to surrounding towns outside of Jerusalem. Meanwhile, Israel and terrorists in Gaza continued to exchange fire overnight as a supposed cease-fire was being brokered by Egypt.

Palestinians lay to rest slain east Jerusalem teen in day of rioting
Chanting "Intifada, Intifada," thousands of furious Palestinians called for a new uprising against Israel during the funeral on Friday of a teen they believe was kidnapped and killed by far-right Jews.

Palestinians fire four rockets at southern Israel; Egypt works to broker truce
The Israel Air Force has struck targets in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday evening in retaliation for the Palestinian rocket barrage that pounded the south, Channel 10 reported. There is no word of casualties.

Jews attacked at entrance to Qalansawe, car torched
A night of violent clashes in the Triangle area overnight Friday reached a peak when protestors in Qalansawe, an Arab town in central Israel, burned tires, attacked Jewish civilians who were trapped in the area with their vehicles and set one vehicle on fire.

31 arrested after riots in Arab Israeli towns
Thirty one people were arrested overnight Friday-Saturday following clashes between rioters in several Arab-Israeli cities protesting the death of an Arab teenager killed this week and police forces who used tear gas and other non-lethal means to disperse the demonstrations.

35 injured in Jerusalem riots as slain Palestinian youth laid to rest
Violent protests by Palestinians broke out in Jerusalem Friday as a Palestinian youth some believe was killed by far-right Israelis was laid to rest. Reports from the field indicated that 35 people were lightly injured after heavy clashes with police who initiated riot control measures to disperse the violent crowd.

US issues travel warning for East Jerusalem
The US Consulate in Jerusalem on Friday issued a travel warning for the Old City and neighborhoods in the eastern part of the city, warning that the clashes that shook the capital on Friday were likely to continue on Saturday.

East Jerusalem riots spread to Arab Israeli towns
Following a day of violent demonstrations in riot-racked Jerusalem on the heels of the funeral of an Arab teenager allegedly murdered by Jews, clashes between local Arabs and security forces flared up again on Friday night in the capital and in other parts of Israel with large Arab populations.

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