House of contention by Ahikam Seri

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Masked Jewish settler youths riot on the rooftop of a Palestinian house, located just under the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba (seen in background). Violence erupted as the Israeli army evicted a group of settlers from a disputed building in Hebron. The Israeli high court had rejected the settlers' claim that they legally bought the house from its Palestinian owner. As the house became a symbol of defiance, the few families living there were joined by a mob of some 1,500 radical right-wing youths, who went on a rampage and attacked Palestinians in the mixed West Bank city.