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Clashes continue at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa
Third street battle this week in Jerusalem's Old City between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters.
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2012 20:23
 
Israeli police and hundreds of Muslim worshippers have continued to battle near the al-Aqsa mosque.

In the third street battle this week, Israeli police on Friday fired tear gas at stone-throwing Palestinian protesters.

The disputes are said to have been sparked by fears that far-right Israeli activists were planning to enter Muslim-controlled areas at the site which is known to Muslims as the Haram al-Shareef and to Jews as Temple Mount.

Al Jazeera's Hazem Sika reports.
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