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  9/27/2013, Tishrei 23, 5774

Disorders, Arrests in Eastern Jerusalem

Three Arab youths were arrested for throwing rocks, Friday, following disordes at the Damascus Gate to Jerusalem's Old City (Shaar Shechem in Hebrew). Another youth was arrested following a disorder next to the Church of All Nations on the Mount of Olives. 

At the same time, additional disorders broke out in the area of the Rockefeller antiquities museum, across the street from the Flower Gate (Shaar Haperahim in Hebrew). Jerusalem District police, deployed with reinforcements since the early-morning hours in anticipation of the disorders, dispersed rioters.

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