Israeli forces detain top Palestinian cleric




 
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Israeli forces detain top Palestinian cleric
 
May 8th, 2013  
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Israeli forces detain top Palestinian cleric
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police detained on Wednesday the Palestinians' top Muslim religious leader from his Jerusalem home, a day after a scuffle between Palestinians and Israelis outside the city's main al-Aqsa mosque. Sheikh Mohammad Hussein, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, serves under the Palestinian Authority which exercises limited rule in the Israeli-occupied West Bank as well as neighboring Jordan, long a custodian over Jerusalem's Muslim holy places. ...

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