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  אדר 27, 5774 , 27/02/14

Limits on Muslim Access to Temple Mount Friday

Jerusalem District Police Commander Yossi Pariente decided, Thursday, to limit the access of Muslim worshipers to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, Friday, to men over 50 with blue identity cards and females with no restriction on age.

The restrictions were prompted by intelligence about attempts at disorder upon the completion of the Friday prayers. Police will deploy extra forces around the holy site and the alleys of the Old City to prevent outbreaks.

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