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Israeli Police Arrest Palestinians at Holy Site

Palestinian Muslim worshippers wait as Israeli border guards have their documents and belongings checked at the entrance of al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old city, April 20, 2014.
Palestinian Muslim worshippers wait as Israeli border guards have their documents and belongings checked at the entrance of al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old city, April 20, 2014.
VOA News
Israeli police say they have arrested 16 Palestinians who were throwing rocks near the al-Aqsa mosque on Jerusalem's holiest site. Officials say two police were wounded in the clashes with the demonstrators.

The incident began Sunday when the site was opened, letting in visitors and tourists observing the Easter and Passover holidays.

The area is one of the most sensitive religious sites in the region and is a key issue at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Jews call it the Temple Mount as it is the location of two biblical Jewish temples, and is the holiest place in Judaism.

Muslims call it the Noble Sanctuary. It is Islam's third holiest site.

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by: ariely shein from: jerusalem
April 21, 2014 12:35 PM
Who are the people that:
Are trying to disturb the Christians celebration of the holly week in Jerusalem ?
Are using their own holly place to attack form and hide within?
Demand immunity for their holly places while attacking all other cultures?
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Palestinians – similar to other Arabs – are using Mosques for:
*Terror preaching and teaching
*Meeting places for terrorist and terror actions panning
*Attacking from inside the Mosques and searching for refugee after the attacks
*They know that societies conducting modern moral values will estate entering Mosques
as hide away.
(Unlike the Arabs that are attacking all holy palaces including their own places)

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