Clashes with Israeli police at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities announced Tuesday they were closing Jerusalem’s flashpoint al-Aqsa mosque compound to non-Muslim visitors after a series of clashes between worshippers and police.

Clashes between Muslims and Israeli police have been taking place every morning since Sunday over Jewish visits to the site, with youths throwing stones and security forces firing tear gas and sponge-tipped bullets.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 12:05 - GMT 09:05
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