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February 16, 2016 10:39 am

Israel Police Briefly Detain Washington Post Bureau Chief Suspected of ‘Incitement’

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Damascus Gate at Jerusalem's Old City. Photo: Wikipedia

Damascus Gate at Jerusalem’s Old City. Photo: Wikipedia.

Washington Post Jerusalem bureau chief William Booth and a colleague were briefly detained by Israeli police Tuesday outside Jerusalem’s Old City, in what what the government called the “the result of an unfortunate misunderstanding.”

Booth, along with journalist Sufian Taha and reporter Ruth Marks Eglash, had been interviewing locals near the Damascus Gate next to the Old City of Jerusalem, which has been the site of several attempted attacks in the last three days.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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