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14 wounded in clashes between Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police at disputed holy site in Jerusalem
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14 wounded in clashes between Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police at disputed holy site in Jerusalem

Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Benjamin Netanyahu defends climbdown on holy site metal detectors
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Benjamin Netanyahu defends climbdown on holy site metal detectors

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended his decision to remove metal detectors from the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site after deadly unrest, saying it was in the best interest of security.

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

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site as Muslims continue boycott
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Israel removes metal detectors from holy site as Muslims continue boycott

Jerusalem: Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim worshippers kept up a boycott, suspicious over what would come next. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said he would maintain a freeze on coordination with Israel despite the climb down.

Jerusalem holy site conflict: Israel to remove metal detectors after multiple incidents of violence
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Jerusalem holy site conflict: Israel to remove metal detectors after multiple incidents of violence

Israeli ministers have decided to stop the use of metal detectors at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site after the new security measures set off deadly violence.

Jerusalem conflict: Israel deploys extra troops against Palestine as death toll reaches seven
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Jerusalem conflict: Israel deploys extra troops against Palestine as death toll reaches seven

Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank as international concern mounted over the deadliest outbreak of violence between the two sides for years.

Benjamin Netanyahu faces pressure over security of Jerusalem mosque after violence
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Benjamin Netanyahu faces pressure over security of Jerusalem mosque after violence

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced mounting pressure on Sunday over new security measures at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a weekend of violence left eight people dead, with fears more unrest could follow.

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

Recep Erdogan condemns Israel's excessive use of force over clashes at Jerusalem mosque
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Recep Erdogan condemns Israel's excessive use of force over clashes at Jerusalem mosque

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday denounced as "excessive" the use of force by Israeli security forces in deadly clashes over sensitive Jerusalem 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

Jerusalem shooting: Protests erupt after Israeli govt stops men under 50 from entering Haram al-Sharif mosque
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Jerusalem shooting: Protests erupt after Israeli govt stops men under 50 from entering Haram al-Sharif mosque

Israeli police barred men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose and protests erupted over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site

Muslims continue boycotting Jerusalem holy site for third day after Israel puts metal detectors
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Muslims continue boycotting Jerusalem holy site for third day after Israel puts metal detectors

Muslims boycotted a Jerusalem holy site for the third day after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors and cameras at entrances.

Jerusalem: Clashes erupt between worshippers and police as Israeli govt installs metal detectors at al-Aqsa mosque
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Jerusalem: Clashes erupt between worshippers and police as Israeli govt installs metal detectors at al-Aqsa mosque

Clashes erupted outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday as Israeli authorities implemented new security measures at the mosque entrance

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque reopens after attack, but Muslims refuse to enter, citing new security measures
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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque reopens after attack, but Muslims refuse to enter, citing new security measures

he Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem reopened on Sunday after being closed following a deadly attack, but Muslims were refusing to enter over new Israeli security measures, including metal detectors and cameras

Palestinians reject new security measures of Jerusalem's Temple Mount
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Palestinians reject new security measures of Jerusalem's Temple Mount

The Palestinian Minister of Jerusalem says arrangements at a Muslim-administered holy site in Jerusalem need to return to how they were before a deadly attack.

Jerusalem shooting: Israel to reopen holy site amid concerns of violence after attack
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Jerusalem shooting: Israel to reopen holy site amid concerns of violence after attack

Israel will gradually reopen a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after taking the rare step of shutting it down following a deadly assault there that sparked concerns of a fresh round of violence

US condemns terror attack in Jerusalem, calls for  eradication of terrorism
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US condemns terror attack in Jerusalem, calls for eradication of terrorism

The US strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Jerusalem's Old City in which two Israeli police officers were killed and called for the "defeat" and eradication of terrorism

Hamas tells Palestinians to attack Israeli forces after sacred site is closed in Jerusalem
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Hamas tells Palestinians to attack Israeli forces after sacred site is closed in Jerusalem

Gaza's militant Hamas rulers has called on Palestinians to attack Israeli forces in Jerusalem after a sacred site was closed following a deadly assault in Jerusalem.

Israel sentences Palestinian preacher for anti-semitic sermons
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Israel sentences Palestinian preacher for anti-semitic sermons

An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced a Palestinian Islamic preacher to eight months in prison over a sermon at a volatile Jerusalem holy site in which he called for Jews to be killed.