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Sunday, 8 October, 2000, 09:53 GMT 10:53 UK
In pictures: Arab world protests
More than 80 people have been killed in violence that has gripped Palestinian controlled areas in the West Bank and Gaza strip.

The Arab world has united behind criticism of Israel, with protests throughout the region and in Muslim communities around the world.

In Damascus, Syrians burn the Israeli flag
In Damascus, Syrians burn the Israeli flag in a display of anger

Giant slingshot
At the Lebanon-Israel border, protesters used a giant slingshot to throw stones at Israeli soldiers

Egyptian police surround the gates of Cairo University t
Egyptian police surround the gates of Cairo University to keep student demonstrations from spilling off campus

About 5,000 Iraqi protesters gathered in Baghdad
About 5,000 Iraqi protesters gathered in Baghdad on Saturday as the violence spread to Lebanon

In France, Muslims protested on Saturday
In France, there were demonstrations denouncing what they called Israeli agression against Palestinians

Pro-Palestinian protesters also gathered in the US
Pro-Palestinian protesters also gathered in the US, this one in New York's Time Square on Friday

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