Israel reopens Jerusalem’s holy site after police killings

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Israel has reopened a holy mosque compound after it was closed on Friday when two policemen were shot dead.

The site is known to Jews as Temple Mount and to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and is an area of huge religious importance to both faiths.

The compound was closed for the first time in decades after three Arab citizens of Israel fled to the site after killing two police officers.

The gunmen fled to the holy site where they were shot dead by security forces.

The reopening was met with resistance from Muslims who refused to enter due to the installation...


Israel reopens Jerusalem’s holy site after police killings


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