Israel Delays Replacement of Jerusalem's Mughrabi Bridge after Egypt, Jordan Warnings

(Ha'aretz) Barak Ravid and Akiva Eldar - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the Jerusalem municipality and the Public Security Ministry on Friday to postpone for one week the demolition of the Mughrabi Bridge, which leads from the Western Wall Plaza to the Temple Mount, due to warnings from Egypt and Jordan of possible repercussions. The Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader, Sheikh Yusuf Qaradawi, called Thursday on Jordanian King Abdullah to dissuade Israel from replacing the ramp.

2011-11-28 00:00:00

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