Clashes follow lifting of Al-Aqsa age limit

Israeli police use tear gas and stun grenades as clashes erupt in occupied territories despite move to ease tension.

    Hundreds of Palestinians have taken part in protests across Israel and in occupied Palestinian territories following Friday prayers. 

    The demonstrations come as Muslim men of all ages were allowed to pray inside the Al-Aqsa mosque compound for the first time in months.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu eased restrictions at occupied East Jerusalem's holiest site after meeting with US and Jordanian leaders in Amman on Thursday following weeks of violent unrest.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from the occupied West Bank.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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