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Palestinians Riot on Temple Mount Ahead of Sukkot

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Arabs taunting 40 Jews on the Temple Mount with the three-fingered salute to mock the kidnapping of three Israeli teens abducted by Hamas. Photo: The Temple Institute / Screenshot.

Arabs taunting Jews on the Temple Mount. Photo: The Temple Institute / Screenshot.

Israeli riot police briefly clashed with young Palestinian protesters at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site early Sunday, raising tensions ahead of a major Jewish holiday. No injuries or arrests were reported.

The clashes occurred at a hilltop compound in Jerusalem’s Old City that is revered by Jews and Muslims. The site is a frequent flashpoint of violence, and Israel has beefed up security around the area following several rounds of clashes in recent weeks.

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