Clashes undermine fragile truce over Jerusalem holy site

Posted on August 12, 2019 10:23 pm
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(AP) — JERUSALEM — It wasn’t inevitable that the overlap of Jewish and Muslim holidays would lead to clashes at a Jerusalem site deeply revered by both faiths.

But when rumors circulated that Israeli police would allow Jews to visit the hilltop compound during Muslim prayers, it appeared to many Palestinians that Israel was further chipping away at their claims to the site.

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