Over a thousand of Israeli settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound under armed security by the Israeli police on Sunday morning in memory of the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av, in the central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem. Tisha B’Av notably commemorates the destruction of the First and Second[…]
Israeli police braced for fresh violence Friday ahead of main weekly Muslim prayers at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, barring men under 50 after clashes erupted as Palestinians ended a boycott of the mosque’s Noble Sanctuary compound. Tensions at the compound, were high even after thousands of worshippers returned to the site,[…]
Just one hour after thousands of Palestinian worshipers entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem for the first time in nearly two weeks, clashes erupted inside the holy site, as Israeli forces fired tar gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at worshipers. The Palestinian Red Crescent released a statement[…]
For the eighth consecutive day since Israeli authorities installed increased security measures at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, hundreds of Muslim worshipers on performed prayers outside of the compound gates in protest on Sunday, as Palestinian political and religious officials expressed their strong opposition to the new[…]
At least two Palestinians have been killed, according to local media, and hundreds more injured amid mass protests over new Israeli security measures at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound. In the first incident, an Israeli settler killed an 18-year-old Palestinian man in the Ras al-Amud neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem, according[…]
Two Palestinians were reportedly shot and killed during clashes in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday, sources told Ma’an, amid large-scale clashes in the city over new Israeli security measures at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. The deaths comes amid a large-scale demonstration across East Jerusalem on Friday to denounce new Israeli[…]
The Fatah Movement called on Monday for a “day of rage” against increased Israeli security measures in occupied East Jerusalem following a deadly attack on Friday, as Palestinians denounced Israeli forces’ use of violence against them in recent days in the holy city. After the attack that left three assailants[…]
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 —[…]
A senior Palestinian cleric has denounced Israel’s closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque following a rare gun attack, calling the measures “collective punishment” that affects thousands of worshippers. Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, the former grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Palestinian territories, said on Saturday that Israeli authorities have barred clerics from entering[…]
Following a deadly shooting attack in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem on Friday that left two Israeli police officers and three Palestinians dead, Israeli forces imposed widespread closures on the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and wider Jerusalem area, sparking widespread condemnation from Palestinian officials who called the moves “terrorist[…]
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