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September 13, 2015 10:10 am

Temple Mount Rioters Clash With Israeli Police Ahead of Rosh Hashanah

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Israeli police and Palestinian protesters briefly clashed on the Temple Mount on Sunday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli police briefly clashed with Palestinian protesters at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site early Sunday, raising tensions in the holy city ahead of the Jewish New Year.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said forces moved into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound at around 7 a.m. Sunday after police received reports that protesters were planning to disrupt visits to the area by Jewish worshipers and tourists.

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