Posts Tagged ‘Aqsa Mosque’

Israel removes all security devices it placed at Aqsa Mosque entrances

  • 27 July 2017 - 10:12
Israel removes all security devices it placed at Aqsa Mosque entrances

Israel overnight removed all security infrastructure it had put in place this month at Muslim entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, stepping up its efforts to diffuse political and religious tension. The government had already dismantled metal detectors it installed in...

Israel removes metal detectors from Aqsa Mosque, installs CCTV cameras, Palestinians reject

  • 26 July 2017 - 10:18
Israel removes metal detectors from Aqsa Mosque, installs CCTV cameras, Palestinians reject

Israel removed metal detectors from entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday in favor of CCTV cameras, hoping to calm days of bloodshed, but Palestinians said the modified security measures were still unacceptable. Israel installed the detectors at entry points to...