92,000 West Bank Palestinians attend Friday prayers in Jerusalem

Israeli security officers arranged shuttle services to allow worshipers easy access to the Muslim holy site and handed Palestinians greeting cards wishing them a happy Ramadan.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
May 17, 2019 17:59
92,000 West Bank Palestinians attend Friday prayers in Jerusalem

Palestinians pray on the first Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City May 10, 2019. . (photo credit: AMMAR AWAD / REUTERS)

 
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Roughly 92,000 Palestinian worshipers attended Ramadan prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Maariv reported on Friday. 


Hundreds of police officers were working on Friday to maintain public order, direct traffic and ensure safety, a police spokesperson press release reported.
Israeli security officers arranged shuttle services to allow worshipers easy access to the Muslim holy site and handed Palestinians greeting cards wishing them a happy Ramadan. 

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