Peaceful Jerusalem Prayers Amid West Bank Clashes

November 14, 2014 9:25 PM

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Israeli police say a Jerusalem holy site at the heart of recent tensions between Israelis and Palestinians was quiet on Friday, after Muslims of all ages were allowed to worship there.

Israel had restricted worship at the Temple Mount, known to Muslims as the al-Aqsa Mosque, to people 35 and older, fearing youths would stir up violence. Thousands of people attended prayers on Friday at the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem's Holy City without incident.

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