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Al-Jazeera offices in Ramallah entered by security forces, reports correspondent

Al-Jazeera English correspondent Alan Fisher reports that the news organisation’s offices in Ramallah, Palestine were entered by security forces earlier this afternoon, followed by an “angry crowd” which has sprayed graffiti on the walls.

Fisher is reporting on the situation using his Twitter account: twitter.com/alanfisher.

Al-Jazeera began publishing leaked documents about the Israeli-Palestinian peace process today in partnership with the Guardian. The documents accuse the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) of making a secret agreement to accept Israel’s annexation of all but one of the settlements built illegally in East Jerusalem.

Craigslist spreads to 120 cities

Craigslist has expanded its network of sites to cover another 120 cities, as announced by founder Craig Newmark on his blog.

The new additions include a site for the West Bank city of Ramallah and bring the total number of sites to 570.

With hundreds of US sites and 27 now covering the UK, such expansion will pose a renewed threat for local newspapers’ classified sections.