Muslim worshippers clash with Israeli forces outside Jerusalem shrine
23 July 2017 | 6:00 am
Hundreds of Muslim worshippers clash with Israeli security forces outside Jerusalem's Old City in protest against newly installed security measures outside a holy site.
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