What's in a Street Name? In Jerusalem, Plenty

Many streets in Arab East Jerusalem are unnamed. Jerusalem's mayor has launched a campaign to name them and put up street signs. While many locals welcome this, some fear that it's part of an Israeli plan to annexe the Arab parts of the city.

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    Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat at the naming ceremony for a street in East Jerusalem (Photo: Matthew Bell)
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    View of the Old City from the Jabal Mukabbir neighborhood (Photo: Matthew Bell)
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    View of the Old City from the Jabal Mukabbir neighborhood (Photo: Matthew Bell)
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    An intersection of two unnamed streets (Photo: Matthew Bell)

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