JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police has faced off with Palestinian protesters in another night of clashes in east Jerusalem. The violence Sunday night came a day before Israeli nationalists plan to parade through the Old City in an annual flag-waving display meant to cement Israeli claims to the contested area. The late-night skirmishes raise the likelihood of further clashes Monday during the annual Jerusalem Day celebrations. Israeli police gave the go-ahead to the parade Sunday, despite days of unrest and soaring Israeli-Palestinian tensions at a flashpoint holy site. There is also anger in a nearby Arab neighborhood where Jewish settlers are trying to evict dozens of Palestinians from their homes.
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