Metal detectors at the Temple Mount will be removed; Israel and Jordan end diplomatic standoff following Sunday attack

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Israeli cabinet decides to remove metal detectors from Temple Mount
by Staff
July 25, 2017

Israel ministers overnight Tuesday decided that the metal detectors set up outside the Temple Mount in Jerusalem — in the wake of a terror attack at the holy site in which two Israeli police officers were killed — would be removed, and replaced with security measures based on “advanced technologies.” The Prime Minister’s Office said the security cabinet “accepted the recommendation of all of the security bodies to incorporate security measures based on advanced technologies (‘smart checks’)…The cabinet decision came hours after Israel and Jordan ended a diplomatic stand-off over the return of Israeli embassy staff from Amman following an attack Sunday at the mission in which two Jordanian nationals were killed, including an assailant. READ MORE

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