Jordan hands Palestinians papers to help stop Israeli expulsions of Jerusalemites: FM
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Al-Araby

Jordan’s top diplomat on Wednesday handed the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah documents intended to help prevent Israel from expelling Palestinian families from part of occupied east Jerusalem, he said. Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi made the trip to the West Bank after an Israeli court reportedly gave the families until May 2 to leave their homes in the predominantly Palestinian neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah or be evicted. Jordan administered the West Bank, including east Jerusalem, until the 1967 Six-Day War and remains the custodian of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem. The kingdom says it b…

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