Between the Mosque and the Temple Mount

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27 February 2015

Between the Mosque and the Temple Mount
Unrest on and around the Al Aqsa Mosque/Temple Mount in Jerusalem last autumn caused the Palestinian president, Mahmood Abbas, to warn that the conflict between Israel and Palestine could escalate into a religious war. 

The site has extremely powerful national and religious symbolic value for both Palestinians and Israelis.

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