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Despite agreement, clashes erupt at Jerusalem shrine as Muslims return to pray

Despite agreement, clashes erupt at Jerusalem shrine as Muslims return to pray

At least 50 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli police Thursday as violence continued at a contested holy site, even after an agreement to ease tensions was announced by the site’s governing religious authority.

Into the evening, Palestinian protesters threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police, who responded with stun grenades, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. Jerusalem’s Old City was completely sealed off, with no entry allowed at some points during the clashes.

In what both Israelis and Palestinians are calling a “capitulation,” Israel removed...

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