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Netanyahu backs bill to stop mosque ‘noise’

The bill has been denounced by the Palestinian authority as divisive and discriminatory
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (AFP/file photo)
By
Bushra Ferjani

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has publicly stated his support for a bill to ban mosques from amplifying the Muslim call to prayer on speakers. The measure has already been imposed on three mosques in Jerusalem and a bill was pushed through on Sunday.