Palestinians Clash With Israeli Police at Jerusalem Shrine

September 15, 2015 8:38 AM

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Palestinians Clash With Israeli Police at Jerusalem Shrine

Dozens of Palestinian protesters, armed with firebombs, metal rods, cinder blocks and rocks, clashed with Israeli police at a contested shrine in Jerusalem’s Old City, in deepening unrest at the start of the Jewish New Year.

For a third day, protesters who had barricaded themselves inside the al-Aqsa mosque set off firecrackers and hurled their improvised weapons at Israeli police in an effort to disrupt visiting hours at the complex known to Jews as Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, according to police sp...

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