VICE News Correspondent Hind Hassan reports from on the ground in Jerusalem amid the ongoing military offensive on the Gaza Strip. Hassan unpacks one of the main sources of tension that has led to the deadliest violence in years, and explains how the fight over who owns a few dozen homes in East Jerusalem is at the very heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- The latest fighting between Israel and Hamas was sparked by a legal battle over housing in East Jerusalem.
- Inside the battle for Jerusalem.
- How Congress is responding to Israel after Gaza airstrikes.
- How Yahya Sinwar, the Hamas leader in Gaza, reacted to the ceasefire agreement with Israel.
This episode was produced by Sophie Kazis and Julia Nutter. Reporting from VICE News’ Hind Hassan and Lama Al Arian.
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