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  9/11/2011, Elul 12, 5771

Druze Pilgrims to Syria Monday

The Interior Ministry announced, Sunday evening, that hundreds of Druze pilgrims from the Golan Heights would be allowed to enter Syria on Monday after a crossing, scheduled for Sunday, was cancelled for security reasons. The pilgrims were informed of the cancellation on Saturday evening.

Sunday's announcement followed a consultation with security sources. The pilgrims will receive a warning on the dangers that face them on the other side of the border.