Israelis enter Hebron homes sparking clashes

An Israeli settler fixes an Israeli flag on the roof of a building after dozens of settlers entered two homes in a building in the centre of the Palestinian city of Hebron, on January 21, 2016Dozens of Israeli Jews entered two buildings in the centre of the Palestinian city of Hebron on Thursday, sparking violent clashes over disputed ownership claims, witnesses said. "A group of dozens of settlers accompanied by rabbis broke into a building on Shuhada Street,” Jawad Abu Eisheh, an activist with the local Youth Against Settlements group, told AFP. Shlomo Levinger, a settler in one of the buildings, told AFP they housed apartments and stores.

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