Daily Israel Report
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News Brief

  8/26/2011, Av 26, 5771

Jerusalem Security Up for Last Friday of Ramadan


As part of precautions for the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, access to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem for Palestinian Authority residents is being limited to those who have received permits: women over the age of 30 and married men over the age of 45 who have children, according to Kol Yisrael government radio.

Large police forces have deployed around the Temple Mount area in the Old City and other parts of eastern Jerusalem.