New clashes at Al-Aqsa mosque compound: AFP journalist

Masked Palestinians barricade one of the doors of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, one of Islam's holiest sites, on September 27, 2015, as they plan to remain inside to protect it in case of clashesNew clashes broke out on Monday morning between Israeli police and Palestinians at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, an AFP journalist said, with further trouble feared in the week ahead as Jews celebrate the Sukkot holiday. Police were deployed to the compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, after clashes a day earlier. Al-Aqsa, the third holiest site in Islam, is also the most sacred place in Judaism.

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