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Row over Israeli calls for control of al-Aqsa

Arab League warns of outbreak of violence as Israeli politicians demand control over one of Islamís holiest sites.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2014 04:11
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An international row is brewing after Israeli politicians demanded control over one of Islam’s holiest sites, the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
 
Jordan is threatening to freeze a 20-year peace treaty over the issue. 
 
And the Arab League has warned that tensions could lead to fresh violence across the Middle East.
 
Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Jerusalem.

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