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Sheikh Omar Al-Kiswani, the director of Al-Aqsa Mosque, was summoned and interrogated by Israeli intelligence.

Nine Palestinians were injured and one arrested after prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque on Saturday night.

Palestinians hold prayers in largest Ramadan gathering since Covid

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Palestinians hold prayers in largest Ramadan gathering since Covid

Palestinians held the first Friday prayers of Ramadan following tension in Jerusalem and Israeli attempts to silence the call to prayer.

Jordan slams Israel’s ‘silencing’ of Jerusalem Muslim prayer call

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Jordan slams Israel’s ‘silencing’ of Jerusalem Muslim prayer call

Jordan has condemned Israel for stopping the Muslim call to prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday.

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Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh called for the international community to take 'serious action' after Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque as Ramadan began, preventing the

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Houthis turn to poetry in Yemen's cultural battle

Zawamil poetry is a popular traditional artform in Yemen but it has also become a weapon of choice for the Houthis.

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Israel delays approving Jordanian request for water

A Jordanian request for water from Israel has been green-lighted by a joint committee, but put on hold by Israeli PM Netanyahu, amid increasing ...

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UAE-Netanyahu meeting shelved as Israeli PM irks Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is reportedly outraged with Netanyahu's use of UAE-Israel ties to boost his election prospects.

Gantz slams Netanyahu over tit-for-tat airspace spat with Jordan

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Gantz slams Netanyahu over tit-for-tat airspace spat with Jordan

The Israeli defence minister accused Netanyahu of endangering Israel's national security.

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Israel's Netanyahu avoided Saudi airspace 'because of Houthi missiles'

Israeli Prime Minister Banjamin Netanyahu said he canceled his official visit to the UAE over security concerns in the Saudi Arabian airspace

Netanyahu says row with Jordan over UAE trip settled

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Netanyahu says row with Jordan over UAE trip settled

Israeli PM Netanyahu said that a row with Jordan over the use of its airspace, which caused the cancellation of his latest attempt to visit the ...

Israel refuses entry to Jordanian crown prince

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Israel refuses entry to Jordanian crown prince

Israeli officials at the King Hussein Bridge which connects Jordan to the Israeli-occupied West Bank reportedly took issue with the size of ...

Netanyahu cancels UAE trip due to Jordan's airspace refusal

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Netanyahu cancels UAE trip due to Jordan's airspace refusal

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his trip to the UAE after Jordan refused to allow his flight to enter its airspace.

Israeli army arrests five Palestinian children in West Bank

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Israeli army arrests five Palestinian children in West Bank

B'Tselem said the boys, who are aged between 8 and 12, were picking akoub plants when they were arrested by Israeli forces.

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Netanyahu cancels UAE trip as wife hospitalised: Israeli media

The cancellation may come as a relief to some Emirati officials who had preferred that the embattled Israeli leader visit after his upcoming election battle.

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Israeli settlers 'storm religious shrines' in Palestinian village

Israeli settlers stormed ancient sites in a nightly raid began on Wednesday night and continued until dawn in the Palestinian town of Kifl ...

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Israel arrests Al-Aqsa preacher as far-right rabbi storms mosque

Israeli forces on Wednesday arrested Ekrima Sabri, the preacher of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, as dozens of Jewish extremists stormed ...

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Palestinian education ministry warns schools against adopting Israeli curriculum

The Palestinian education ministry warned schools in occupied East Jerusalem against embracing the Israeli curriculum, saying it threatens ...

Israel forces Palestinian near <em>al</em>-<em>Aqsa</em> to demolish own home

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Israel forces Palestinian near al-Aqsa to demolish own home

Israeli police forced stormed Silwan and forced Palestinian resident Nidal Salaymeh to tear down his own home.

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Palestinians launch 'Guardians of Al-Aqsa' video game

Players answer trivia about the holy site in order to capture the keys to Al-Aqsa from Israeli police.

Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

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Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

Sheikh Raed Salah is being held in solitary confinement by Israel and denied family visits.

Jordan slams Israeli 'assaults' on Jerusalem's <em>Al</em>-<em>Aqsa</em> compound

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Jordan slams Israeli 'assaults' on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa compound

Jordan's foreign ministry has called on Israeli authorities to stop protecting groups of hard-line settlers who regularly attempt to storm the ...

Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn <em>Aqsa</em> 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

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Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Palestinians are mourning Ghassan Younes, a man who used to travel to Jerusalem five days a week to feed cats, after he died of coronavirus

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