to fix a leaky roof in Israel. At the time I worked for the TA-Yaffo Planning Department and I know all the details about it. The Arabs rioted as they usually do because they wanted to build another story on top of their houses. The permit was not given because it was totally unsafe to do so in the very old and crumbling Arab houses they live in, it was a risk to their life to do so. However the Arab propaganda machine claimed exactly what you say and you picked it up from there without trying to get to the truth.
In Bahrain, 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bombing (AP)
from the article: Protesters rally in Jaffa against move to evict local Arab families