Israel mitigates security measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound (11 images)

For the first time in several weeks of violence, Israel did not limit the age of Muslims who could enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound to pray Friday in an attempt to ease tensions with the Palestinians.
Updated: Oct. 23, 2015 at 4:33 PM
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Israeli border police check a Palestinian ahead of Muslim Friday prayers outside the Damascus Gate in the east Jerusalem, October 23, 2015. For the first time in several weeks of violence, Israel did not limit the age of Muslims who could enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound to pray in an attempt to ease tensions with the Palestinians. Photo by Debbie Hill/ UPI
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