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  • Palestinians given more Temple Mount access during Ramadan

    3 weeks ago

    Hundreds of Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza will be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount on Fridays during Ramadan.

    Israel’s Defense Ministry made the announcement on Tuesday, a day ahead of the start of the Muslim holy month. The Palestinians will also be allowed to...

  • Jerusalem tension leaves Jordan more exposed to Mideast turmoil

    November 6, 2014 | 9:50 am

    As Jordan joins a military campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria, tensions in Jerusalem pose a potentially bigger risk to a nation only slightly scathed by the turmoil sweeping the Middle East.

    The U.S. ally has been alarmed and angered by recent Israeli actions at...

  • Clashes erupt as Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting Jewish far-rightist

    October 30, 2014 | 8:57 am

    Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having tried hours earlier to kill a far-right Jewish activist, leading to fierce clashes in East Jerusalem and fears of a new Palestinian uprising.

    The Al-Aqsa compound, or Temple Mount, which is a...

  • Egyptian, Jordanian fears spur delay in Temple Mount ramp’s demolition

    November 28, 2011 | 10:48 am

    Israel has postponed the demolition of an access ramp to the Temple Mount following concerns expressed by Egypt and Jordan.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Office called on the municipality of Jerusalem to delay the scheduled demolition of the Mughrabi Bridge, a covered wooden...

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