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Israel removes metal detectors at temple mount

Israel removes metal detectors at temple mount

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Israel gets the metal detectors at the entrance of the temple mount in Jerusalem road. They are replaced by other “advanced and less intrusive technical means.”

That the government of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu let you know after a long meeting on the matter.

The detectiepoortjes were put down after an attack at one of the entrances of the Old City. In addition, two Israeli police officers and the three Israeli Arab perpetrators killed. They stood on the Palestinian side of the temple mount, and caused unrest and riots among the Palestinian population.

The Palestinians had because of the dispute over the temple mount, decided all contacts with Israel to suspend until the most stringent security measures around the holy complex in the Old City were overturned, as was president Mahmud Abbas last week to know.

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Shots heard at temple mount in Jerusalem

Confrontations

Since the attack, the dispute between Israel and Palestinians over access to the temple mount for the bloodiest scenes in years are provided. There were already dozens of people injured in clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli police. Last week it was announced that men under fifty years are no longer welcome to the Friday prayer to attend in the Old Town.

The temple mount with the wailing wall and the al-Aqsa mosque is a holy place for jews and muslims. The battle for bezoekersrechten, about whom the hill to pray, has in the past arranged to tension and violence resulted.

Unrest at temple mount, Jerusalem

The Security council of the United Nations meets to talk about the situation in Jerusalem, where the dispute between Israel and Palestinians over access to the temple mount for the bloodiest scenes in years has ensured.
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Palestinian protesters pelted Israeli police cars near the lion’s gate, one of the gates of the temple mount.
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The Israeli army has announced that men under the age of fifty years, the Old City in Jerusalem in may to the Friday prayers to attend.
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That is decided for security reasons. On July 14, spent three Palestinians at one of the entrances of the temple mount, two Israelis to life. The three were then shot dead.
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Since the attacks are already dozens of injured cases in confrontations between Palestinians and the Israeli police.
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The unrest was the result of the more stringent security checks for muslims, that Israel after the attack setting.
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The temple mount with the wailing wall and the al-Aqsa mosque is a holy place for Jews and muslims.
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Israeli soldiers patrol on the outskirts of the Old City of Jerusalem, after the decision to men younger than fifty years do not take part in Friday prayers.
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Israeli soldiers guard the lion gate.
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