Hirunews Logo
Israel+promises+to+reopen+Jerusalem+holy+site+amid+tension.
Friday, 31 October 2014 - 11:29
Israel promises to reopen Jerusalem holy site amid tension.
24

Shares
2,902

Views
Israel says it will reopen a key holy site in Jerusalem today, after closing it due to unrest in the city.

Earlier, a spokesman for Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas described the closure of the disputed site as a "declaration of war".

The Haram al-Sharif or Temple Mount, one of Islam and Judaism's holiest sites, was closed yesterday, following the shooting of a Jewish activist.

The move came, amid increased tension in Jerusalem following several attacks.

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennet told the BBC that Israel would restore access to the site today.

 
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
157 Views
2,600 Views
3,649 Views
10,253 Views
15,862 Views
56,253 Views
Top