The Israeli settlement of Har Homa, built in occupied East Jerusalem September 1, 2014. (AFP Photo/Ahmad Gharabli)
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Israel has agreed to dismantle a wooden footbridge at an occupied Jerusalem holy site that is at the heart of a key Mideast dispute, a senior Israeli official said Thursday.Previous attempts to change its status or assert Jewish claims to it have frequently resulted in violence, including in 2000, when a visit there by then Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon provoked widespread Palestinian rioting and helped spark the second Palestinian uprising.Sharon became Israeli prime minister in 2001 .
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