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Near the Lion’s gate in Jerusalem, Arab riots broke out

After dark near the Lion’s gate in the Old city of Jerusalem and the Temple mount riots broke out, in which took part the Israeli Arabs.

Radio «Kahn Beth» reported that the unrest began after the evening prayer on the Temple mount with the participation of mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Mohammed Hussein. Muslims are required to remove the framework metal detectors that were installed in front of the entrance to the temple mount after a terrorist attack.

The press service of the police reported that several dozen people came into confrontation with police and border guards, threw stones and empty bottles. Several people blocked traffic on the street mA’ale Mota Gur.

The police used non-lethal weapons to disperse demonstrations. According to Arab sources, the police used rubber bullets. The police, however, Israel stressed that the Old city walls and rubber bullets are not used.

The TV channel «al Arabiya» reported that in clashes with police in Jerusalem injuring at least five «Palestinians». Among the wounded — Palestinian politician Mustafa Barghouti.

According to radio «and Kang bet», the police pushed the rioters into the street Derech Jericho. According to this source, near Lion gate, remains tense.

Information is specified.

The attack on the Temple mount. 14 July 2017

Around 7 am, three terrorists opened fire on the officers, then tried to hide in one of the mosques. The Israeli security forces during the pursuit, eliminated the attackers. They had discovered two home-made pistol-machine gun «Carl Gustav» and another gun.

In the attack, three employees of the Israeli police and border guards received gunshot wounds. Two of them, the ensign hail Satui (30) and warrant officer Camille Shanan (22), died. Both victims were friends.

This attack carried out three residents of the Israeli Arab city of Umm El-Fahm, who were not only relatives, but also full of namesakes. All three, according to the documents bore the name of Muhammad Jabarin. They were 30, 20 and 19 years old. Full names of eliminated terrorists: Muhammad Ahmad Muhammad Jabarin, Muhammad Hamad Abd al-Latif Jabareen and Mohammad Ahmad Jabarin Mafal’.

Hamas has not claimed responsibility for the attack, claiming three of the attackers were activists of the North wing of the «Islamic movement» and took revenge on the Jews for «desecration of al-Aqsa mosque».

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Near the Lion’s gate in Jerusalem, Arab riots broke out 18.07.2017

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