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East Jerusalem: Worshippers gather for Friday prayers amid tight security01:32

East Jerusalem: Worshippers gather for Friday prayers amid tight security

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, East Jerusalem
July 28, 2017 at 11:52 GMT -00:00 · Published

Palestinians returned to the Temple Mount in East Jerusalem for Friday prayers amid high security following two weeks of clashes, Friday.

Police are only allowing women and men aged 50 and over to enter Temple Mount and have deployed extra officers in the area.

The prayers are the first held since metal detectors, railings and extra security cameras were removed from the site, Thursday. The move was met with celebrations however clashes, in which 10 were injured, broke out inside the al-Aqsa mosque between Palestinians and Israeli police.

East Jerusalem: Worshippers gather for Friday prayers amid tight security01:32
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Palestinians returned to the Temple Mount in East Jerusalem for Friday prayers amid high security following two weeks of clashes, Friday.

Police are only allowing women and men aged 50 and over to enter Temple Mount and have deployed extra officers in the area.

The prayers are the first held since metal detectors, railings and extra security cameras were removed from the site, Thursday. The move was met with celebrations however clashes, in which 10 were injured, broke out inside the al-Aqsa mosque between Palestinians and Israeli police.

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