Israel Will Replace Metal Detectors At Holy Site Amid Rising Tensions

JERUSALEM, July 25 (Reuters) – His home country of israel on Tuesday decided to remove metallic detectors it had placed in the entrance to a holy site within Jerusalems Old City with other, much less obtrusive surveillance means, a cupboard statement said.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus cabinet voted to remove the detector gates after a meeting lasting many hours convening for a second time upon Monday after they had broken away from discussions a day earlier.

Tensions escalated dramatically since Israel installed the steel detectors at entry points in order to Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after two police guards had been shot dead by gunmen right now there on July 14.

(Writing simply by Ori Lewis; Editing by Adam Dalgleish)