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An Israeli security officer prevents a Palestinian woman from crossing through the Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, to reach the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City for traditional Friday prayers, the first of Islam's holy month of Ramadan on July 4, 2014. Israeli authority has forbidden access to Al-Aqsa mosque to muslim men under 50 years old and for muslim women under 40. Photo by Shadi Hatem