Israel revokes residency of Palestinians accused of deadly attacks

Israeli police stand guard after using stun grenades to disperse Palestinian demonstraters in a street of the Muslim quarter in Jerusalem's Old City on September 15, 2015Israel’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri said Thursday he has revoked the permanent residency permits of four Palestinians from east Jerusalem who allegedly killed Israelis in Jerusalem in recent attacks. The rare move is yet another Israeli attempt to stem the nearly four-month wave of Palestinian attacks against Israeli civilians and security forces, many of which were carried out by east Jerusalem residents. The interior ministry named three of the Palestinians as Walid Atrash, Mohammad Abu Kaf and Abed Dawiat.

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