Heavy security, Israelis arm themselves after more knife attacks

Israeli policemen check a Palestinian man at the Damascus Gate to the Old City in east Jerusalem on October 15, 2015Israeli security forces deployed massively in Jerusalem as Jews armed themselves with everything from guns to broomsticks, rattled by a wave of Palestinian attacks that have shaken the country. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his willingness to meet Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas, while accusing him of inciting and encouraging violence. “It’s time that president Abbas stops not only justifying it, but also calling for it,” Netanyahu told reporters.

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