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  • Israeli lawmaker Moshe Feiglin removed from Temple Mount

    March 4, 2013 | 6:39 am

    Moshe Feiglin, a Knesset member from the Likud-Beiteinu Party, was prevented from entering the Dome of the Rock and then removed from the Temple Mount.

    Feiglin visited the Temple Mount on Monday, and asked to be allowed to enter the Dome of the Rock in his capacity as a Knesset...

  • ADL slams Israeli candidate for Dome of the Rock comments

    January 22, 2013 | 11:15 am

    In rare criticism of an Israeli politician, the Anti-Defamation League called on Knesset candidate Jeremy Gimpel to apologize to Muslims for suggesting blowing up the Dome of the Rock mosque.

    "Although Mr. Gimpel has now retracted the statement, saying he 'opposes' the idea of...

  • Police quell Temple Mount riots

    February 24, 2012 | 8:15 am

    Police dispersed Muslim rioters on the Temple Mount who apparently had been spurred by reports that Jewish extremists planned to enter the site.

    Reports said the rioters, among the Friday worshippers at the site’s mosques, hurled rocks at the Mughrabi Bridge entrance, prompting a...

  • Israel closes Jerusalem holy compound footbridge

    December 12, 2011 | 8:21 am

    Israel on Monday closed a footbridge it deemed unsafe at Jerusalem’s holiest and most volatile religious site after fears that demolition of the structure, used mainly by non-Muslim tourists, could spark Arab anger.

    The wooden ramp was erected by Israeli authorities as a stopgap...

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  • 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...

  • VIDEO: UFO hovers over Jerusalem

    By Adam Wills

    February 2, 2011 | 4:45 pm

    Call it X-Files, Jerusalem style.

    A pair of videos showing a glowing white orb hovering over Jerusalem’s Temple Mount have people scratching their heads.

    The videos, purportedly shot around 1 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, but from different angles, were posted to YouTube this week, In both videos, the ball of light hangs above the Temple Mount for a while and then rockets away suddenly.

    Do you believe?

     

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