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Jenin becomes hub of resistance to Israeli policies in West Bank

Israel targets Palestnian armed groups and fears resistance could spread to other cities in the West Bank.
Smoke billows from the house of a Palestinian suspect after it was demolished by Israeli security forces, in the village of Silat al-Harithiya near the flashpoint town of Jenin, West Bank, March 8, 2022.

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Jenin governorate in the northern West Bank is like a circle of fire that Israel is trying to put out, amid fears that it would spread to other areas in the West Bank, especially as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is drawing near, at the beginning of April.

The Israeli army has recently intensified its raids on the city, which faces armed clashes on part of the Palestinian resistance fighters. 

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