Metal Detectors

Netanyahu Defends Removal Of Metal Detectors from Temple Mount

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended his decision to remove metal detectors from the entrance to the Temple Mount following Muslim unrest over the matter, saying it was not an easy decision but that it was in the best interests of national security.

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WATCH: In a First, Jews Ascend Temple Mount Without Muslim Supervision

JERUSALEM – For the first time in decades, Jews ascended the Temple Mount on Monday and prayed without fear of being arrested by Muslim religious authority officials who have kept away from the site in protest over the newly installed metal detectors following Friday’s terror attack.

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