Nuns (R) walk past a Vatican flag before it is hung just outside Jerusalem's Old City May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Fearing disruption by Jewish extremists when Pope Francis visits Jerusalem this weekend, police said on Friday they would issue restraining orders against 10 more activists, bringing the total to 15 .On Wednesday, Israel placed three young Jews under house arrest on suspicion they were planning to disrupt the pontiff's two-day visit to Jerusalem, which begins on Sunday.Some 8,000 extra police officers are to be deployed on Jerusalem's streets for the duration of the visit.Israel has been struggling to contain a wave of hate crimes by Jewish extremists targeting Palestinian and Arab property, which has included an increasing number of vandalism attacks on mosques and churches.
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