In Jerusalem, thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on last Friday of Ramadan

Palestinian men spray water on children to cool them down before prayers on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan near the Dome of the Rock, in the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City, May 31, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Muslims attended prayers at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem amid tight security on the last Friday of Ramadan, hearing a message of defiance against Israeli control of one of the most sensitive venues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Worshippers, including Palestinians and pilgrims from around the world, sheltered under umbrellas […]

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