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JERUSALEM (Reuters) Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters and shut down access to Jerusalem al Aqsa mosque compound on Monday in a deepening dispute over access canada goose outlet store locations to the area, the third holiest shrine in Islam which is also revered by Jews.
The site in Jerusalem walled Old City has seen a marked increase in unrest in recent days as Orthodox Jews have pushed for easier access to canada goose coats visit the area, which they revere as the site of two destroyed biblical temples.
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couldn breathe from the tear gas inside, he told Reuters. were 14 injuries from rubber bullets, and anybody who was inside was wounded by gas inhalation.
He said sound bombs detonated inside the mosque had destroyed several ancient chandeliers.
Palestinian women take part in a protest against Jewish visitors to the compound buy canada goose jacket cheap known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly
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Those that visit are escorted by Israeli police. If any of them pray, they are supposed to be expelled from the area.
However, that has not calmed Palestinian concerns that the increasing number of visits Canada Goose Parka by non Muslims to the site will slowly lead to changes in however the complex is administered.
Netanyahu denied on Monday that there were any moves afoot to restrict Muslims access to the compound and blamed extremists for the canada goose store violence https://www.canadagooseonlineshop.co.uk .
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