Turkish protesters throw rocks at Istanbul synagogue over Temple Mount

Turkish protesters shouted "If you won't let us enter our holy place we won't allow you to enter yours." On Friday the Israeli cabinet decided new security measures on Temple Mount will remain.

July 21, 2017 05:22
A Palestinian woman prays on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at the Temple Mo

A Palestinian woman prays on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City June 2, 2017.. (photo credit: REUTERS/AMMAR AWAD)


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Dozens of Turkish protesters gathered on Thursday night near the Nave Shalom synagogue in Istanbul to protest the new security measures Israel had implemented on Temple Mount.

Stones were thrown and the doors of the 1930's Synagogue kicked. The protesters warned that 'the Zionists must get their act straight or else we will return."

The protest was organized by the Turkish Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) which supports current Turkish president Recep Erdogan.

Erdogan was asked on Thursday evening by Israeli president Reuven Rivlin to condemn the terrorist attack near Temple Mount.

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