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An Israeli columnist has hinted that a UAE official, possibly Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed himself, will pray alongside PM Netanyahu at Al-Aqsa later this month

A clause of the UAE-Israel agreement changes the sensitive status of Al-Aqsa compound and may have 'people of all faiths' praying there.

Israeli court upholds conviction of Palestinian cleric Raed Salah

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Israeli court upholds conviction of Palestinian cleric Raed Salah

On Thursday, he made his first public appearance in three years as he addressed reporters gathered outside Haifa District Court, following his appeal's rejection.

Al-Aqsa 'under threat' by Israel, Jerusalem's grand mufti warns

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Al-Aqsa 'under threat' by Israel, Jerusalem's grand mufti warns

Jerusalem's Grand Mufti Ekrima Sa'id Sabri said Israel is becoming increasingly violent towards Muslim worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Right-wing rabbi allegedly assaulted visiting slain Palestinian's grieving family

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Right-wing rabbi allegedly assaulted visiting slain Palestinian's grieving family

A right-wing Israeli rabbi was allegedly assaulted by a group of Palestinians after he visited the grieving family of an autistic Palestinian ...

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Palestinians in Jerusalem angered as Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa

As the Al-Aqsa Mosque re-opened its doors to Palestinian worshippers, Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of the mosque and held Jewish prayers, angering muslims. Three Palestinians were reportedly arrested.

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Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem reopens after two months

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem reopened after being closed for over two months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Turkey says 'won't allow' Israel to annex West Bank

'We will not allow the Palestinian lands to be offered to anyone else' said the Turkish leader in an Eid address focused on Israel's planned ...

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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque to reopen after Eid holiday

Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem will reopen to worshippers after the Eid holiday

Al-Aqsa mosque compound shuts down over coronavirus fears

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Al-Aqsa mosque compound shuts down over coronavirus fears

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem will be entirely closed to the public from Monday, the authority that administers Muslim holy sites in ...

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Israel to form 'anti-Palestinian resistance force' in occupied territories

The new agency will be made up of various state institutions, including the police and army, and will be charged with clamping down on ...

Israel sentences cleric Raed Salah to 28 months

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Israel sentences cleric Raed Salah to 28 months

Israel has sentenced Palestinian cleric Raed Salah to 28 months in prison for allegedly 'inciting violence'.

Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian teenager in West Bank

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Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian teenager in West Bank

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said, amid a deadly ...

Did Trump call Islam's third-holiest site the 'Al-Aqua mosque'?

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Did Trump call Islam's third-holiest site the 'Al-Aqua mosque'?

The combination of mosque and water park is Trump's latest gaffe.

Imam joins Al-Aqsa Friday prayers despite Israeli ban

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Imam joins Al-Aqsa Friday prayers despite Israeli ban

Former Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Ekram Sabri, was banned from al-Aqsa mosque for a week over a Friday sermon in which he criticised the ...

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Nearly 30,000 settlers stormed Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa in 2019

Jerusalem's Islamic endowment organisation said nearly 30,000 Israeli settlers invaded al-Aqsa Mosque.

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Israeli soldier bites Palestinian security guard at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Mohanad Idris was spat at, choked and bit by an Israeli soldier at the Al-Aqsa compound. But now Israeli police are saying he instigated the ...

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Israeli forces attack Palestinian women defending Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli security forces have attacked Palestinian women at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem as over a hundred settlers stormed the Muslim holy ...

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Activism focused cafe defies growing left-wing oppression in Jerusalem

Feature: Imbala was opened at the beginning of last year by a handful of activists with the aim of creating a communal space for co-resistance ...

Israel launches West Bank crackdown after teenager killed

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Israel launches West Bank crackdown after teenager killed

Israeli forces used drones and stopped Palestinian motorists near the settlement of Dolev, where an explosion killed an Israeli teenager on ...

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Jordan summons Israeli ambassador over al-Aqsa mosque 'violations'

Israeli police fired sound grenades and rubber bullets at Palestinian protesters at the holy site last week, where Jewish worshippers were ...

Israeli forces clash with Palestinian worshippers at Al-Aqsa mosque

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Israeli forces clash with Palestinian worshippers at Al-Aqsa mosque

Israeli police and Palestinian worshippers clashed at the highly sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound as overlapping Jewish and Muslim holidays led ...

Five years on, Yazidis remember brutal Islamic State onslaught Five years on, Yazidis remember brutal Islamic State onslaught

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Five years on, Yazidis remember brutal Islamic State onslaught

On Saturday, women wearing white T-shirts paraded around Lalish temple, the Yazidis' holiest shrine, brandishing banners to commemorate ...

Israel arrests Palestinian minister over 'Chile president's al-Aqsa visit'

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Israel arrests Palestinian minister over 'Chile president's al-Aqsa visit'

Hadami's arrest was most likely due to recent activities that have included accompanying Chile's president during a visit to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa ...

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