Intifada conditions grow with Jerusalem violence

November 7, 2014 6:06 PM

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Intifada conditions grow with Jerusalem violence

In recent weeks, Palestinian protests have gathered momentum against a campaign by far-right Jews to be allowed to pray where ancient Jewish temples once stood.

Last week Israel briefly shut down all access, in the same area, to what are also Jerusalem’s holiest sites to Muslims — the Dome of the Rock and the 8th-century al-Aqsa mosque — after a Palestinian gunman shot an Israeli ultra-nationalist, severely wounding him.

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