Clashes rock Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound

September 13, 2015 9:07 AM

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Clashes rock Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound

Palestinians clashed with Israeli police at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday just hours before the start of the Jewish New Year, police and witnesses said.

The clashes came with tensions running high after Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon last week outlawed two Muslim groups that confront Jewish visitors to the compound, which is holy to both faiths.

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