Row over Israeli calls for control of al-Aqsa

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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