Published November 21, 2014 JERUSALEM The Israeli military says it has dispersed some 300 stone-throwing Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank city of Hebron without injuries or arrests. Friday’s clash came amid roiling tensions in the area, mostly over Palestinian claims that Israel wants to change the status quo at a contested Jerusalem holy site by allowing Jewish prayer there.

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Israeli forces clash with protesters in West Bank, no injuries or arrests

LONDON (Reuters) – A British Jewish group on Friday criticised British soccer boss Dave Whelan for expressing what it said were bigoted and racist comments which insulted Jews.

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Jewish group criticises Whelan for saying Jews chase money

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LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) – A British Jewish group on Friday criticised British soccer boss Dave Whelan for expressing what it said were bigoted and racist comments which insulted Jews.

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Soccer-Jewish group criticises Whelan for saying Jews chase money

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By Tal Amir and Ben Brumfield, CNN updated 6:52 AM EST, Fri November 21, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Jerusalem (CNN) — The Israeli military said Friday it arrested three Palestinians from the West Bank and charged them in an alleged plot to assassinate Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Court documents say the scheme involved a plan to purchase rocket-propelled grenades and fire them on his convoy.

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Four Palestinians were arrested in the occupied West Bank on suspicion of planning to assassinate Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, media reports said Friday, citing officials. The news comes amid escalating tensions between Israel and Palestinians following an attack on a synagoguein East Jerusalem on Tuesday

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Israel Arrests 4 Palestinians After Alleged Hamas Plot To Assassinate Lieberman In West Bank Foiled

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Tensions are simmering in Jerusalem over a site holy to Jews as the Temple Mount yet also revered by Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif

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Jerusalem's holy sites: why Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif is so volatile

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The main representative body of British Jews has called Wigan chairman Dave Whelan's comments “outrageous” and labelled his apology as “half-hearted”.

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• Board of Deputies of British Jews labels remarks ‘outrageous’ • Kick It Out questions whether Whelan is fit to run a football club • Exclusive: Whelan’s remarks about Jewish and Chinese people The Board of Deputies of British Jews has rejected Dave Whelan’s “half-hearted apology” for his remarks to the Guardian over Jewish people , labelling his latest comments as “outrageous and offensive …

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Jewish board rejects Wigan owner Dave Whelan’s ‘half-hearted apology’

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel has rejected an appeal by the five biggest members of the European Union not to raze the homes of Palestinians who carried out lethal attacks in Jerusalem, saying on Friday that the tactic was designed to deter further violence. Israel's Haaretz newspaper said the Foreign Ministry heard arguments from the German, French, British, Italian and Spanish ambassadors that …

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Israel rejects EU states' appeal over razing militant homes

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