Clashes erupt over Israel security measures in al-Aqsa

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Clashes erupt over Israel security measures in al-Aqsa

New Israeli security measures at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied East Jerusalem have caused a confrontation between Israeli police and dozens of Muslim worshippers.

For Muslims, the installation of metal detectors at the compound’s entrance following a deadly shootout on Friday represents an act of Israeli sovereignty.

Many decided to pray outside the mosque compound in protest, but were pushed away by the Israeli authorities.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from occupied East Jerusalem.

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