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A Palestinian flag is waved at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City

Watch: Israeli security removes Palestinian flag from atop Temple Mount

Thousands of Palestinians flocked to the compound on Thursday after controversial metal detectors and security cameras at the site were removed.

Palestinian women celebrate outside Temple Mount in Jerusalem

In pictures: Palestinians celebrate removal of security at Temple Mount

Muslim leaders encourage worship at the holy al-Aksa compound.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
27/07/2017
Palestinians walk next to Israeli security forces at the entrance of the compound known to Muslims a

Muslim authorities approve Temple Mount prayers after cameras removed

Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay condemned the decision.

By JPOST.COM STAFF , REUTERS , DANIEL K. EISENBUD , BEN LYNFIELD
27/07/2017
Jordan Temple Mount protest

Temple Mount boycott continues

Despite removing the controversial metal detectors, Muslim worshipers - at the urging of their religious leaders - are still praying outside the gates of the compound.

Palestinian men pray outside the Temple Mount after Israel removed the new security measures there,

Being just at all costs

One of the reasons why the Temple Mount has caused so much tension is that it has become common for provocateurs to exploit holy sites.

26/07/2017
protests by Palestinians today at Lion's Gate

Palestinian unity in Jerusalem as prayer protests continue in Old City

Despite removal of metal detectors large numbers of Muslims gather outside Temple Mount gates to protest Israel's policies and say cameras and other Israeli actions must change.

Palestinians react following tear gas that was shot by Israeli forces after Friday prayer on a stree

Five takeaways from the Temple Mount and Jordanian crises

Lessons from the last two tumultuous weeks.

26/07/2017
White House

White House 'applauds' Israeli action on metal detectors

The metal detectors fast became a symbol to Palestinians​ of Israeli control of the Temple Mount

Israeli security forces remove metal detectors which were recently installed at an entrance to the T

77% say Netanyahu gave in on Temple Mount metal detectors

When asked whether the metal detectors should have been placed on the Mount in the first place, 68% said yes, 23% no, and 9% said they did not know.

26/07/2017
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling AK Party (AKP), June 13 2017.

Israel to Erdogan after Jerusalem tirade: Days of Ottoman Empire are over

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a blistering attack on Israel at a meeting in Turkey’s Parliament of his AKP Party.

25/07/2017
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