Police to reopen Temple Mount to non-Muslim visitors following post-Ramadan festival

Following a moratorium on non-Muslim visitation to the Temple Mount last week after dozens of Arabs celebrating Ramadan attacked Jewish groups visiting the contested holy site, police said on Tuesday that regular visiting hours will likely resume next week, after the Muslim festival of Id El Fiter concludes.

Police ordered the suspension last Tuesday, during the final 10 days of the month-long holiday, following three consecutive days of rioting by Arab youths, resulting in 58 arrests. The mob threw rocks, chairs and other debris at Jewish visitors, and the officers protecting them.

No serious injuries were reported, although one woman was struck by a rock while praying at the Western Wall.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Police-to-reopen-Temple-Mount-to-non-Muslim-visitors-following-post-Ramadan-festival-459574

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