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Gaza truce holds as Israel admits Jewish visitors to flashpoint site

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JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) – The Israel-Hamas ceasefire held into a third day on Sunday as Israeli police admitted Jewish visitors to a contested Jerusalem holy site where earlier confrontations with Palestinian protesters helped to ignite the cross-border Gaza fighting. Police reported no unusual incidents at the al-Aqsa mosque compound – one of Islam’s holiest sites – as Israeli social media accounts showed a few dozen Jews in religious garb strolling around the site under guard. A police spokesman described it as a regular scheduled visit after a break that began on May 3 for the Muslim holy …

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