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April 23, 2016 7:30 pm

Israeli Officials Denied Entrance to Temple Mount During Passover for ‘Security Reasons’

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Israeli officials have been banned from entering the Temple Mount, pictured. Photo: wiki commons.

Israeli officials have been banned during Passover from entering the Temple Mount, pictured. Photo: wiki commons.

Israeli MPs and ministers have been banned from entering a key religious compound in Jerusalem “for security reasons” during the Jewish Passover festival which begins on Friday, police confirmed.

The compound, known to Muslims as the Al-Aqsa mosque but to Jews as the Temple Mount, is holy to both religions.

Read full story at AFP.

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