Jerusalem tension: Israel ends age limit on holy site access
Israel says it will allow men of all ages into Jerusalem's holy site complex, after months of restrictions. The restrictions on Muslim male worshippers were imposed after tension and unrest in the city between Israel and the Palestinians. Extra police ...
Palestinian activists breech separation barrier, protesting Israel
Israel and Jordan: The Middle East's Odd Couple
Israel lifts age bar on Jerusalem mosque prayers
Israel bans outspoken Norwegian doctor from Gaza for life for 'security reasons'
Israel has banned Mads Gilbert, a Norwegian doctor who has helped Palestinians during conflicts for over 30 years, from entering Gaza, following his outspoken criticism of the Israeli government. Oslo has asked Jerusalem to reverse the decision.
Israel bans Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert from Gaza
Hamas: Jerusalem unrest could 'spark new explosion' in Israeli-Palestinian ...
Israel bans co-author of Lancet letter from Gaza
In rare move, Israel denies Colombian foreign minister entry to Ramallah
Israel denied this week a request by Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin to visit Ramallah. According to a statement by the Foreign Ministry in Bogota, Israel would only permit Holguin to visit Ramallah if she agreed to visit Jerusalem on ...
'Steps agreed' to calm Jerusalem tensions
Giving few details, Kerry said on Wednesday that firm commitments had been made to maintain the status quo at holy sites in occupied East Jerusalem, after talks with Israeli Prime MInister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah II. He said ...
Israel bars outspoken Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert from entering the Gaza Strip
This is about Israel denying the Palestinian people in Gaza international support,” he said. “To deny professionals from the medical field the right to go to Gaza is another aspect of the collective punishment. They're exercising the siege in an ...
Book review: 'Israel: Is It Good for the Jews?' by Richard Cohen
It perhaps justified the backlash from Israel supporters, but what he found “infinitely more troubling” were congratulations from friends that “suggested or inferred or implied . . . that they had finally met a Jew who acknowledged the truth about ...
Israeli public figures urge Ireland to recognise Palestine
The group includes the former Israeli Attorney General Michael Ben-Yair, former Israeli Ambassador to South Africa Ilan Baruch, and Nobel Prize Laureate Daniel Kahneman. Alon Liel, former Director General of Israel's Foreign Affairs ministry, said ...
OIC calls on Security Council to end Israel's occupation of Palestine
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Israeli Police Officer Held in Deaths of 2 Teenagers
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JERUSALEM — An Israeli border police officer has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the fatal shooting of two Palestinian teenagers in the West Bank during a protest in May, officials said on Wednesday. Citing orders not to discuss the case ...
Israel lifts age restrictions for Muslims at the Temple Mount
(CNN) -- Israeli police on Friday dropped age restrictions at the Temple Mount, allowing Muslims of all ages to pray at the holy site. But police said they would keep their "high alert status" at the Al-Aqsa mosque. The age restrictions were lifted ...
Israel Rejects United Nations Gaza War Inquiry Led By William Schabas
TEL AVIV — Israel will refuse to cooperate with a United Nations investigation into this year's Gaza war, its foreign ministry said, accusing the inquiry of having "no concerns other than attacking Israel." The United Nations Human Rights Council was ...