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  • Israel outlaws Islamist group seen as part of surge in violence

    November 17, 2015 | 10:08 am

    Israel on Tuesday outlawed an Islamist group it says has played a central role in stirring up violence over a Jerusalem holy site in a wave of bloodshed that began seven weeks ago. 

    The decision by Israel's security cabinet, accompanied by police raids on the offices of the...

  • Arabs on Temple Mount arrested after throwing rocks at Jews there

    September 4, 2013 | 11:45 am

    At least seven Arab worshipers on the Temple Mount were arrested following clashes that included throwing rocks at Jewish visitors to the holy site.

    Israeli police made the arrests on Wednesday morning following reports of masked men throwing rocks at Jews visiting the site in...

  • Islamic Movement head Salah arrested in Britain

    June 29, 2011 | 9:03 am

    The head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, Sheikh Raed Salah, was arrested in London while on a speaking tour and will be deported.

    Salah reportedly entered the country despite being banned from travel to Britain due to his anti-Semitic views.

    Britain’s Home Office told reporters...

  • Jaffa rally protests Islamic Movement advances

    March 2, 2011 | 1:14 pm

    Jewish right-wing activists demonstrated on a main street in Jaffa to protest what organizers see as the “Islamic Movement gaining control over the city.”

    At least 16 counter-demonstrators were arrested during Wednesday’s march as a result of clashes with police.

    Arab store owners...

  • Jerusalem court acquits Islamic Movement leader

    May 11, 2010 | 11:32 am

    A Jerusalem court acquitted the head of the Islamic Movement in Israel of involvement in a 2007 riot in Jerusalem.

    Sheik Raed Salah, who leads the Islamic Movement’s northern branch, was arrested and charged with assaulting a policeman during a riot in the Old City of Jerusalem in...