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Israel removes metal detectors at Al-Aqsa mosque

By Reuters
25 July 2017   |   12:02 pm
After ten days of the bloodiest clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in years, Israel says metal detectors at the Al-Aqsa mosque are to be replaced with a "smart checking" system.

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