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Israeli PM in US amid settler row

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the US this week for the meeting of the American-Israeli Political Action Committee. His visit follows the row between the US and Israeli governments over plans to build new settler homes in east Jerusalem. The city has seen violent clashes in recent days, sparking new fears for an escalating cycle of violence. Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat discusses the building of homes for Israeli Jews in East Jerusalem.

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