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Dozens of Palestinians from Gaza pray at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Nov. 20, 2015 10:45 A.M. (Updated: Nov. 20, 2015 11:24 A.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip headed to pray in the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem on Friday as part of a weekly visit.

The Palestinian liaison office told Ma'an that 200 worshipers over the age of 60 crossed into Israel via the Erez crossing before making their way to East Jerusalem.

Weekly access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque by Gazans has become routine since October 2014 when some 500 Palestinians from Gaza prayed at the mosque for the first time since 2007, having been prevented by Israel from traveling to East Jerusalem since that time.
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