Riots in Temple Mount compound

Muslims clash with police in compound to prevent entry into Sha'ar HaRachamim area.

Mordechai Sones ,

Temple Mount riots (archive)
Temple Mount riots (archive)
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Five Muslims were arrested today in the Temple Mount compound after they tried to forcibly enter the closed Gate of Mercy compound.

"A short while ago on the Temple Mount, a number of worshipers tried to forcibly enter the entrance of the Gate of Mercy compound, closed according to a court order," the police said.

"A police force in the area prevented their entrance and arrested five suspects for questioning. Visits to the Temple Mount continue as usual."