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Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

A tense standoff was underway between Israel and Muslim worshippers at a Jerusalem holy site Wednesday despite the removal of metal detectors, with concerns of major unrest later this week if a resolution is not found.

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim officials said worshippers should continue a boycott for now.

Muslims again boycott site over Israeli security measures

Muslims again boycott site over Israeli security measures

Muslims boycotted a Jerusalem holy site for the third day running on Tuesday after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors and cameras at entrances to the sensitive compound following an attack that killed two policemen.

Muslims refuse to enter holy site after it reopens

Muslims refuse to enter holy site after it reopens

Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site on Sunday closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter due to new security measures including metal detectors and cameras.

Portugal may be the big winner of ECB bond-buying

Portugal may be the big winner of ECB bond-buying

Portugal’s government debt market is likely to benefit more than any other in the eurozone from the European Central Bank’s bond-buying programme that starts next month.