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Religious tensions at Al-Aqsa mosque defused as King Salman was in contact with US, says Saudi Arabia
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Religious tensions at Al-Aqsa mosque defused as King Salman was in contact with US, says Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia said on Thursday King Salman had been in contact with the United States and other world powers to try to prevent Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City being closed to Muslims and to defuse political and religious tensions

Pope Francis calls for dialogue after restrictions by Israel led to clashes at Jerusalem holy site
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Pope Francis calls for dialogue after restrictions by Israel led to clashes at Jerusalem holy site

Pope Francis has appealed for moderation after recent killings at a Jerusalem holy site

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in Jerusalem; UN calls emergency meeting
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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in Jerusalem; UN calls emergency meeting

Two Palestinians died in clashes with Israeli forces as the army moved in to seal off an attacker's home after violence over security measures at a holy site.

Al Aqsa mosque shooting: Three Palestinians killed as fresh clashes erupt between worshippers and Israeli forces
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Al Aqsa mosque shooting: Three Palestinians killed as fresh clashes erupt between worshippers and Israeli forces

Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded on Friday as clashes erupted between protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site where police restricted access for Muslim prayers