Alert raised in J'lem for Friday Muslim prayers

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 8, 2007 16:54

Police Insp.-Gen. Moshe Karadi on Thursday increased the alert level in Jerusalem and throughout the country with the approach of Friday's Muslim prayers. Muslim protests over the Israeli excavation near the Temple Mount have rendered the situation especially volatile, and many Islamic leaders have called for violent responses from the Muslim community.


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