Showing posts with label East Jerusalem. Show all posts
Showing posts with label East Jerusalem. Show all posts

Friday, December 15, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Tension persists in West Bank after Jerusalem attacks

Tension persists in West Bank after Jerusalem attacks
The situation remained tense in Israel-occupied West Bank on Saturday, one day after three Palestinians and an Israeli policewoman were killed in attacks in East Jerusalem.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Israel approves 566 east Jerusalem settler homes

Israeli authorities have approved building permits for 566 settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, plans that had been postponed until US President Donald Trump took office.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Palestinians Outraged as Israel Destroys Historic Muslim Graves in Jerusalem

The destruction at a 1,400 year old cemetary in East Jerusalem on Wednesday, reportedly to clear space for a national park, sparked condemnation among Palestinians.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Israeli 'Attacks' on Al-Aqsa Mosque Could Spark Muslim 'Retaliation'

UNESCO recently announced that the Al-Aqsa Mosque, located in the Old City of Jerusalem, is a Muslim holy site. However, Israeli Prime Minister is "not paying attention to international rules" and plans to continue excavations under the mosque, which could lead to the destruction of the building, Iranian expert Emad Abshenass wrote for Sputnik.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Israel's Reaction to UNESCO Jerusalem Resolution 'Overly Emotional'

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov called the Israeli reaction on a UNESCO resolution dismissing the ties of the Jewish people to the Temple Mount "overly emotional."

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Thousands of Jews attend priestly blessing at Western Wall

Thousands of Jewish faithful flocked early on Wednesday to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City to receive the traditional Priestly Blessing from the Kohanim, or Hebrew priests.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

UNESCO adopts anti-Israel resolution on al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian leaders have welcomed a decision by the United Nations cultural agency to adopt a resolution on occupied East Jerusalem that sharply criticises Israeli policies around the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, while Israel says it ignores Jewish ties to the key holy site.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Friday, October 23, 2015

Israeli Court Orders Army to Stop Razing Homes of Palestinian Militants

Israel's High Court of Justice has issued injunctions against the demolition of six homes belonging to suspected Palestinian militants accused of killing Israelis in the West Bank, Agence France Presse reports.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Abbas says Palestinians will keep their struggle against Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Wednesday that the Palestinians will keep their struggle against the Israeli policies in Jerusalem and the entire Palestinian territories.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Israel Authorizes Police to Seal Off Parts of Jerusalem

The Israeli cabinet has authorized police to seal off “centers of friction and incitement in Jerusalem.” Many recent attackers have come from Arab areas in Jerusalem.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Israel lifts restrictions on Muslim prayer at Al-Aqsa

Israel is to lift temporary restrictions on Muslim worship at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, imposed after the weekend killing of two Israelis nearby, police said Tuesday.

Israel destroys Jerusalem homes as clashes intensify

Israel destroyed the homes of two Palestinians involved in attacks on Israelis more than a year ago.

Hamas says armed resistance against Israeli occupation going on

A Hamas movement spokesman said on Monday that the procession of armed resistance against (Israeli) occupation is going on, following five Hamas militants were arrested by Israeli security forces.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Hamas official calls on Palestinians to 'take up arms'

A senior Hamas official Saturday called on Palestinians to take up arms to "defend" the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after a rise in Jewish visitors to the flashpoint site.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Fresh clashes at break out at Aqsa compound

New clashes broke out on Monday morning between Israeli border police and Palestinians at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, an Agence France-Presse journalist reported, with further trouble feared in the week ahead.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.