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Israel to reopen holy site closed after deadly attack

Israel to reopen holy site closed after deadly attack

Israel to reopen holy site closed after deadly attack

Israel said on Saturday it will reopen the ultra-sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City whose closure after deadly shootings sparked anger from Muslims and Jordan, the holy site’s custodian. The decision to reopen the compound, also holy to Jews who call it the Temple Mount, was taken by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who was leaving for an official visit to France. “It has been decided to reopen the Temple Mount gradually tomorrow (Sunday) for the faithful, visitors and tourists,” the premier’s office said in a statement.

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