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  • Footbridge to Temple Mount reopened amid safety concerns

    December 14, 2011 | 10:59 am

    The Mughrabi Bridge, which allows pedestrians to walk to the Temple Mount, was reopened 48 hours after it was closed due to safety concerns.

    The bridge was reopened Wednesday, with a fire truck stationed nearby as a safety precaution. The Jerusalem city engineer last week threatened...

  • Israel closes Jerusalem holy compound footbridge

    December 12, 2011 | 8:21 am

    Israel on Monday closed a footbridge it deemed unsafe at Jerusalem’s holiest and most volatile religious site after fears that demolition of the structure, used mainly by non-Muslim tourists, could spark Arab anger.

    The wooden ramp was erected by Israeli authorities as a stopgap...