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Hamas will react to Flag March 'at the right time'

A senior Middle East analyst voices anger with the provocations of the 'far-right' but says Arabs are the only ones to blame here.

Hamas will react to Flag March 'at the right time'player

Gantz calls to declare La Familia, Levaha terrorist organizations

Defense Minister, Foreign Minister Lapid condemn right-wing organizations over chants heard during Jerusalem Day Flag March.

Gantz calls to declare La Familia, Levaha terrorist orgs

Bennett: We could have retreated from sovereignty but strengthened it

PM Bennett speaks with Public Security Minister, security officials to thank them for largely peaceful Jerusalem Day celebrations.

We could have retreated from sovereignty but strengthened it

Joint List MK: Israeli flag in East Jerusalem is a symbol of occupation

MK Osama Saadi says Flag March on Jerusalem Day is a failure of the "occupation."

'Israeli flag in East Jerusalem is a symbol of occupation'

Bennett: We broke records with over 50,000 participants in the Flag March

PM on Flag March in Jerusalem: It is moving and joyful to see all the people of Israel celebrating together.

'We broke records in the Flag March'

Bennett: Era of Iranian immunity is over

PM hints at Israel's involvement in assassination of IRGC officer during Cabinet meeting, says waving of Israeli flag 'goes without saying.'

Bennett: Era of Iranian immunity is over

Safed Chief Rabbi: Coming to Jerusalem today is a commandment

Safed Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu says Jews must participate in Flag March to prove Arab threats don't work.

Safed Chief Rabbi: Coming to Jerusalem today is a commandment

Minister Nitzan Horowitz: The Flag March is a provocation

Health Minister blasts route of Flag March which was approved by the Minister of Public Security.

'The Flag March is a provocation'

Ahead of Flag March, Iron Dome batteries deployed throughout Israel

Israel increases aerial defense ahead of possible rocket fire from Gaza, southern Lebanon.

Iron Dome batteries deployed throughout Israel

Fear Temple Mount clashes could spark Hamas rocket attacks

Security officials fear false incitement over threat by Flag March to the Temple Mount could lead to violence, rockets fired from Gaza.

Fear Temple Mount clashes could spark Hamas rocket attacks

Bamidbar: The lion of Judah, the flag of Jerusalem

Each tribe had a flag that marked the direction of travel. A flag signifies something to stand up for, something to believe in.

Bamidbar:  The lion of Judah, the flag of Jerusalem

US Embassy forbids employees to enter Old City during Flag March

US government employees and their families forbidden from entering the Old City of Jerusalem until Monday.

US Embassy forbids employees to enter Old City during Flag March

Hezbollah leader threatens Israel over Jerusalem Day march

Hassan Nasrallah warns Jerusalem Day Flag March could ignite the entire Middle East, provoke every Muslim nation.

Hezbollah leader threatens Israel over Jerusalem Day march

Police reinforce Jerusalem ahead of Flag March

3,000 policemen to secure Jerusalem Day Flag march as thousands more deployed throughout the country to prevent violence.

Police reinforce Jerusalem ahead of Flag March

Bennett provoking Hamas? Haniyeh threatens new war

Hamas says it will not allow Jews to impinge on the Al Aqsa mosque and Arabs' rights to Jerusalem, while threatening another armed conflict.

Bennett provoking Hamas? Haniyeh threatens new war player

'The Israeli flag should be proudly flown everywhere'

Meretz ministers protest approval of Jerusalem Day Flag March in its usual route.

'The Israeli flag should be proudly flown everywhere'

Joint List: Cancel the Flag March

MKs Touma-Sliman and Odeh say Flag March in Jerusalem is "an excuse by the far-right to set fire to the area".

Joint List: Cancel the Flag March

Minister Barlev approves Flag March route

Following Public Security Minister's decision, Jerusalem Day Flag March will be held in its usual route through the Damascus Gate.

Minister Barlev approves Flag March route

Police waiting on political echelon to approve Jerusalem Flag March

MK Bezalel Smotrich calls on Public Security Minister Omer Barlev to approve the annual Jerusalem Day Flag March in its usual route.

Police waiting on political echelon to approve Flag March

Flag March: Footage shows police officer punching marcher

March diverted to Jaffa Gate by police but violent confrontations still resulted. Watch:

Footage shows police officer punching marcherplayer

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid: Ben Gvir is a provocateur, not a nationalist

"Going ahead with the Flag March is dangerous and irresponsible," says Foreign Minister.

Yair Lapid: Ben Gvir is a provocateur, not a nationalist

Flag March commences: Hundreds of marchers attempt to bypass police blockades

"Ben Gvir won't reach Damascus Gate," insist police. Ben Gvir responds: "Shameful decision but I will comply."

Hundreds of marchers attempt to bypass police blockadesplayer

MK Itamar Ben Gvir outside Jerusalem's Old City: 'I'm going to Damascus Gate'

Just minutes away from the Old City walls, MK Ben Gvir insists his parliamentary immunity grants him complete freedom of movement.

'I'm going to Damascus Gate'

Hamas rejoices at PM Bennett's order barring Ben Gvir from Damascus Gate

Terrorist organization takes credit for Prime Minister's order, citing "our threats."

Hamas rejoices at order barring Ben Gvir from Damascus Gate

Flag March controversy: MK Itamar Ben Gvir defiant: 'I won't take orders from Bennett'

PM Bennett forbade Religious Zionist MK from approaching Damascus Gate. Ben Gvir responds: "Bennett is dividing Jerusalem."

Ben Gvir defiant: 'I won't take orders from Bennett'

PM Bennett won't allow MK to participate in Old City march

PM Bennett bans MK Itamar Ben Gvir from reaching Damascus Gate, participating in scheduled march.

PM Bennett won't allow MK to participate in Old City march

Police cancel Old City parade after closing Temple Mt. to Jews

Organizers refused an offer for an alternate route for the annual event, citing safety risks to participants.

Police cancel Old City parade after closing Temple Mt. to Jewsplayer

Hundreds march in Ramla and Lod: We wave the Israeli flag with pride

Hundreds take part in flag march in the mixed cities of Ramla and Lod.

Hundreds in Ramla and Lod: We wave the Israeli flag with prideplayer

Five takeaways from the Jerusalem Flag March

The successful efforts to allow the Flag March to take place is a lesson to all that our opinions do matter. Op-ed.

Five takeaways from the Jerusalem Flag March

Jordan condemns Jerusalem flag parade

Jordanian Foreign Ministry calls on Israel to "stop the attacks and provocations and respect the status quo."

Jordan condemns Jerusalem flag parade

Flag March held with no rocket attacks

17 Arab protesters arrested at Flag March. Lapid condemns video showing some marchers chanting 'death to Arabs.'

Flag March held with no rocket attacksplayer

MK Odeh: Palestinian flag will fly on Old City walls

Joint List chairman protests Flag March, vows Jerusalem will be capital of Palestine and Israel will withdraw.

MK Odeh: Palestinian flag will fly on Old City walls

Jerusalem Flag March begins with thousands of marchers

Police estimate 5,000 participate in march celebrating reunification of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Flag March begins with thousands of marchersplayer

Mansour Abbas opposes Jerusalem Flag March: 'Unbridled provokation'

United Arab List chairman says annual Jerusalem Flag March is a deliberate attempt to enflame tensions, calls for its cancellation.

Mansour Abbas opposes Jerusalem Flag March

Egypt urging Hamas not to attack Israel during Jerusalem Flag March

'Bennett will respond with force.' Sources claim Egypt is pressing Hamas not to escalate tensions with Israel during Flag March.

Egypt urging Hamas not to attack Israel during J'lem Flag March

Israeli security forces gear up for Jerusalem Flag March

IDF and Israel Police prepare for Arab rioting and possible Hamas terror attacks during Jerusalem Flag March marking city's unification.

Israeli security forces gear up for Jerusalem Flag March

IDF on alert ahead of Flag March, Iron Dome ready

Israel prepares to respond if Hamas makes good on threat over celebratory march in Jerusalem.

IDF on alert ahead of Flag March, Iron Dome ready

Public Security Minister: Flag March will be held tomorrow in our eternal capital

Minister Omer Bar-Lev says democracy requires ability to demonstrate and march, rejects calls to cancel Jerusalem Flag March.

Public Security Minister: Flag March will be held tomorrow

Provocation? Right-wing leaders mull cancelling Flag March if route not approved

With tensions in Jerusalem running high, police are demanding the march be rerouted to avoid Muslim Quarter, Jewish leaders say 'No.'

Provocation? Right-wing leaders consider cancelling Flag March player

Netanyahu, Gantz reach compromise on Jerusalem Flag March

Flag March rescheduled for next week after being cancelled twice in May and June.

Netanyahu, Gantz reach compromise on Jerusalem Flag March