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Police clash with mourners at Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's funeral

May 16, 2022 10:27 am

Abu Akleh, who had covered Palestinian affairs and the Middle East for more than two decades, was shot while reporting on an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank.

Explained: Why Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque has been a site of frequent clashes

April 19, 2022 2:21 pm

The al-Aqsa Mosque is one of Jerusalem’s most recognised monuments. The mosque’s complex is one of Islam's most revered locations, and the Temple Mount is the holiest site in Judaism.

Rare overlap of holy days shows Jerusalem’s promise and problems

April 18, 2022 3:15 pm

For the first time since 1991, Passover, Easter and Ramadan were about to occur all at once — intensifying the religious synergies and tensions that have defined Jerusalem for millenniums.

Israel police enter flashpoint Jerusalem holy site, arrest 2

April 17, 2022 11:49 am

The site, which has long been a flashpoint for Israeli-Palestinian violence, is the third holiest in Islam and the holiest for Jews, who refer to it as the Temple Mount.

UN investigator accuses Israel of apartheid, citing permanence of occupation

March 24, 2022 11:37 am

Strongly denied by Israel and its supporters, who accuse the U.N. investigator of bias, the claim is the first time that a U.N.-appointed investigator has accused Israel of apartheid in such an unequivocal way.

Prominent Israeli rabbi mourned by thousands at funeral

March 20, 2022 9:58 pm

Israeli media estimated that over 350,000 people attended the funeral procession from his home to a nearby cemetery

Hamas gunman kills 1 before Israeli police shoot him dead

November 22, 2021 9:24 am

Police said the attack took place near an entrance to a contested flashpoint shrine known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.

Israel gives legal status to 4K in gesture to Palestinians

October 20, 2021 12:41 am

That and other Israeli policies have left an estimated tens of thousands of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza without legal status, severely limiting their freedom of movement.

2,700-year-old toilet found in Jerusalem was a rare luxury

October 06, 2021 5:08 pm

Animal bones and pottery found in the septic tank could shed light on the lifestyle and diet of people living at that time, as well as ancient diseases, the antiquities authority said.

Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinian gunmen in arrest clashes

September 26, 2021 10:34 pm

Sunday's clashes came a week after Israel recaptured the last of six Palestinian fugitives who tunneled out of a maximum-security Israeli prison and were on the lam for over a week.

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Palestine marks sombre Eid in Israel conflict shadow

May 13, 2021 7:47 pm

This year, Palestinians are celebrating Eid amid the most deadly violence since the 2014 war, which saw the deaths of dozens.

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