Several People Arrested as Israeli Nationalists Descend on Jerusalem

Israeli police said at least 10 people were arrested for attempting “to prevent the arrival” of participants in an Israeli nationalist march through Jerusalem on Thursday, May 18.

Footage by the Palestinian Quds News Network shows scuffles in the Old City.

According to Israeli outlet Haaretz, thousands were expected to take part in a flag parade for Jerusalem Day, which marks the occupation of East Jerusalem in 1967, when the entire city came under Israeli control. Credit: Quds News Network via Storyful