jerusalem - Muslims under the age of fifty are not allowed to attend the Old Town in Jerusalem on Friday to attend Friday's prayer. That is decided for security reasons. The district includes the Temple Mount with the Wall of Wall and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The Israeli army announced the measure, reported US media. In a statement, the army reported information about the threat of violence from 'extremist elements.' 'Women under the age of fifty are welcome.
See also: Fifty injured in riots at Temple Mount
Last week Friday, three Palestinians killed one of the entrances of the Temple Mount two Israelis. The three were then shot dead.
In the area, severe security controls have been taking place since the attack, including metal detectors. The measures were further increased on Friday.
Since the attack, tens of thousands have been injured in confrontations between Palestinians and the Israeli police. Also Thursday night there were riots again, causing about twenty Palestinians to be injured.