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Israeli anger at Unesco motion condemning 'aggressions' at holy site

Resolution denies importance of site in Jerusalem’s Old City to Jews by referring to it only under Muslim name, politicians say The United Nations cultural and heritage body, Unesco, has condemned Israel’s “escalating aggressions” regarding the holy site in Jerusalem’s Old City, known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as the Temple Mount, prompting a furious reaction from Israeli politicians.
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