• A man is seen from a window as Israeli flags fly on top of a house in Silwan neighborhood of east Jerusalem Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Ultra-nationalist Israelis have taken over the building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area. A small group of activists from the Ateret Cohanim settler organization moved into the building on Thursday. It was the latest in a wave of settler advances since nationalist Jews began buying up properties in Palestinian neighborhoods two decades ago. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

    Jewish settlers take over homes in Arab part of Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Ultra-nationalist Israelis took over a four-story building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem on Thursday, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area.

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  • In this May 28, 2014, file photo, Ultra-Orthodox Jews watch people wave Israeli flags outside the Old City's Damascus Gate during Jerusalem Day celebrations in Jerusalem. A recent demonstration by ultra-Orthodox Jews against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath was meant to be a show of strength in a long-running battle over the role of strict Jewish law in the cultural life of Jerusalem. But in many ways, it was also a sign of desperation after a series of gains by the city’s secular community in recent years.  (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic, File)

    In Jerusalem’s culture war, secular residents make gains

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath.

  • In this Monday Jan. 17, 2011 file photo, Former Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak attends a press conference at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem. Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s comments that Israel came close to ordering an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities but was thwarted by military men and cowardly politicians could shake up Israeli politics. The leaked interview, in which Barak also described Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as indecisive and obsessively pessimistic, was the talk of the town Sunday in an Israel obsessed about Iran.  (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)

    Ehud Barak’s Iran bombshell could shake up Israeli politics

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s comments that Israel nearly attacked Iran’s nuclear facilities but the plan was scuttled by military men and cowardly politicians could shake up Israeli politics.