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Police in Jerusalem prepare for Ramadan influx (TIMES OF ISRAEL) By ILAN BEN ZION 07/20/12)Source: http://www.timesofisrael.com/police-in-jerusalem-prepare-for-ramadan-influx/ TIMES OF ISRAEL TIMES OF ISRAEL Articles-Index-TopPublishers-Index-Top
Thousands of officers on duty in advance of Muslim worship at Temple Mount

Thousands of police and Border Police officers were dispatched across East Jerusalem on Friday in preparation for the first day of the Muslim month of Ramadan, Israel Radio reported.

Israel Police clarified that it will take every precaution to prevent public disturbances during the holiday.

Restrictions on Palestinian worshippers trying to enter the city were laxed for the first time in several years. Men aged 40 and over and under 12 and all female worshippers could enter Jerusalem from the West Bank without a permit.

Entrance to the Temple Mount for Muslim worshippers was not restricted. (© 2012 THE TIMES OF ISRAEL 07/20/12)

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