Branch of Islamic Movement in Israel Outlawed Amid Tensions

November 17, 2015 12:54 PM

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Branch of Islamic Movement in Israel Outlawed Amid Tensions

TEL AVIV — Israel outlawed a branch of an Islamic organization Tuesday, accusing it of leading a "campaign of incitement" over a religious site at the heart of recent tensions in Jerusalem.

The country's security Cabinet declared the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel an illegal organization, the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement.

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