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Israeli TV: Right-wing minister mulls relocating to sensitive east Jerusalem neighborhood

Israel’s housing minister, Uri Ariel, may soon take up residence in one of the most contentious parts of east Jerusalem.
According to Channel 2, Ariel is considering moving to a new residence in Silwan, the predominantly Arab quarter near the Old City which has been the focal point of heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions in recent days due to the increased Jewish presence there.The minister has informed the Israel Security Service (Shin Bet) of his possible plans, which would require a security assessment since the agency is responsible for providing bodyguards to senior officials in the Israeli government, Channel 2 reported.
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