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Israel Installs New Security Cameras At Jerusalem Holy Site

Jerusalem (AP) — Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering “alternatives” to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence and raised tensions in the region. Israel set up …

Palestinians call for ‘Day of Rage’ as dozens injured in third night of al-Aqsa protests

Dozens of Palestinian worshippers were injured in clashes with Israeli forces in Jerusalem’s old city on Tuesday night. The Palestinian Red Crescent reported 34 people injured during a third night of protests over the introduction of metal detectors to the entrance to the al-Aqsa mosque. Israeli soldiers, armed with automatic …

The story behind the Jerusalem attack: How Trump and Netanyahu pushed the Palestinians into a corner

Early October 2016, Misbah Abu Sbeih left his wife and five children at home and then drove to an Israeli police station in Occupied Palestinian East Jerusalem. The 39-year-old Jerusalemite was scheduled to hand himself over to serve a term of 4 months in jail for, allegedly, trumped up charges …

Al-Aqsa officials reject new Israeli security measures as compound reopens

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) —  As Israeli officials moved to “gradually reopen” the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem for afternoon prayers Sunday after three days of closure, officials from the Islamic Endowment (Waqf) that runs the holy site refused to pass through new metal detectors that were installed at the compound’s entrances …

Palestinian officials meet to discuss Al-Aqsa restrictions following Jerusalem attack

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian officials held a meeting on Sunday to discuss recent Israeli measures at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, days after a deadly shooting attack led to the death of three Palestinian citizens of Israel and two Israeli police officers — also Palestinians with Israeli citizenship. The …

Locals clash with Israeli police outside of Al-Aqsa amid ongoing closure

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestinians and Israeli police clashed outside of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem on Saturday, as the holy site remained under lockdown for the second consecutive day following a deadly shooting attack inside the compound that left two Israeli border policemen killed and three Palestinian assailants shot dead.Israeli police …

Abbas phones Netanyahu, condemns Jerusalem’s attack, closure of al-Aqsa mosque

RAMALLAH/PNN/ Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and expressed his strong condemnation over the fatal Jerusalem shootout and the Israeli closure of the holy Islamic site of al-Aqsa mosque. Abbas expressed his strong rejection and condemnation of the fatal shootout that took place near Al Aqsa …

IOF kill 4 Palestinian in Jerusalem & Bethlehem …. Friday prayers in Al-Aqsa were also cancelled by police

Jerusalem/PNN/ Israeli police shot dead three Palestinians from Um Al fahem town in Al-Aqsa mosque squares on Friday morning claiming they shot 3 israeli police men. According Israeli claims the three start shooting in one of al Al Aqsa mosque Gates and run into the squares. Police said that assailants at …

2 Palestinians shot, 3 detained as Israeli forces continue to besiege Deir Abu Mashaal

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces shot and injured three Palestinians and detained two others during a raid Sunday into the central occupied West Bank village of Deir Abu Mashaal, which remained under lockdown after three men from the village were shot dead while carrying out an attack in Jerusalem on …