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October 28, 2015 6:13 am

Israel and Jordan Say Security Cameras Will Operate at Temple Mount

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The Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

AP – Israeli and Jordanian officials said Tuesday that new surveillance cameras should be installed within days at the walled Jerusalem shrine at the epicenter of Israeli-Palestinian violence, with the goal of streaming the footage live on the Internet for maximum transparency.

The idea to install the cameras emerged during separate talks late last week between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the three sides with a stake at the shrine — Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian self-rule government. Kerry was looking for a way to lower tensions, but it’s not clear if video cameras will suffice.

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