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  Elul 14, 5767 , 28/08/07

Arabs Continue to Remove Relics of Ancient Temple Era

Muslim Arabs in Jerusalem have resumed Temple Mount construction work, resulting in the removal of tons of debris that includes remnants of the First and Second Temple periods. The Antiquities Authority has blamed the police for not supervising the work and stopping the removal of valuable and irreplaceable remnants of the era.

Police responded that Antiquities officials authorized the work, which includes digging a trench more than 400 feet long and five feet deep.

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