Israelis defy al-Aqsa mosque ban

Nationalists anger Palestinians by entering sacred Islamic site site escorted by security.

    A group of nationalist Israelis have defied a ban on non-Muslim visitors entering the contested al-Aqsa mosque. 

    Palestinians at the holy site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, have said the move is gross provocation.  

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from Jerusalem.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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