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Israel closes access to Temple Mount and Al Aqsa site as clashes erupt
Israel closes access to Temple Mount and Al Aqsa site as clashes erupt

The killing of a Palestinian suspected of shooting a Jewish activist sparked rioting and a fresh outburst of heated rhetoric in Jerusalem Thursday, as the contested Temple Mount and Al Aqsa Mosque compound was closed to worshipers and visitors until further notice. Yehuda Glick, a stalwart advocate of Jewish access to Temple Mount, was shot Wednesday night after a meeting at the Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem by a gunman who escaped on a motorcycle, leaving the U.S.-born activist with serious injuries to his chest and neck. Thursday morning, intelligence services named the shooter as Muataz Hijazi, a Palestinian man in his 30s who was released from an Israeli prison two years ago...

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