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Israel Bans Non-Muslims From Temple Mount Until End of Ramadan

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Israel banned non-Muslims from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque, pictured. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Israel banned non-Muslims from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following two days of clashes with Palestinian rioters at the site.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said rocks and other objects were hurled toward police forces and Jewish worshipers in a nearby plaza. A 73-year-old woman was lightly wounded and police arrested 16 suspects in the disturbances that have been going on for three days, Rosenfeld said.

Read full story at The Associated Press.

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