Muslims Attack French Tourists on Jerusalem's Temple Mount

[New York Times] Isabel Kershner - Clashes broke out Sunday between Palestinians and the Israeli police on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem after Muslims threw stones at a group of foreign tourists, apparently mistaking them for religious Jews. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the police dispersed a crowd of about 150 Palestinians after they attacked the tourists, who he said were French. Disturbances then broke out in and around the Old City and elsewhere in eastern Jerusalem as Palestinian officials urged more Muslims to come to the site.

2009-09-29 08:00:00

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