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

Lebanon's Hezbollah have been accused of hiding missiles in Beirut schools.

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

Agreement grants Emirati, Bahraini tourists entry to Al-Aqsa: report

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Agreement grants Emirati, Bahraini tourists entry to Al-Aqsa: report

Visitors will be allowed in through the Jordanian-Palestinian gates, according to reports.

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.

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Palestinian-Israelis protest bulldozing of Muslim cemetery in Jaffa

Dozens of Palestinian-Israelis protested as Israeli authorities levelled a Muslim cemetery in the historic city of Jaffa to make way for a new housing project.

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Israel prevents restoration work at Palestine's historic Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli authorities prevented construction works inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in occupied Hebron.

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Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians praying near Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

Muslim worshippers in Jerusalem were attacked by Israeli forces while performing nightly prayers, a report said.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Contact-tracing app launches in Tunisia, Kuwaiti polygamists find a way to bypass lockdown rules and an Etihad Airways aircraft lands in ...

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

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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

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Israel to 'usurp' lands of iconic Palestinian religious site

A Palestinian official has accused Israel of using false legal justifications to usurp more Palestinian lands.

'Father of Iraqi architecture' Rifat Chadirji dies aged 93

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'Father of Iraqi architecture' Rifat Chadirji dies aged 93

The designer of many of Baghdad's most symbolic modern buildings died in London after contracting the coronavirus.

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 ...

Kuwait mosques tell believers to pray at home

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Kuwait mosques tell believers to pray at home

Mosques in Kuwait have altered the call to prayer to include the words 'pray in your homes'.

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.

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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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Israel to block Palestinian entry into west Jerusalem

Israeli forces will set up more than a hundred road blocks in Jerusalem to block Palestinian traffic on the Jewish religious holiday Yom Kippur.

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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 ...

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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 ...

Jordan shuts holy site after visit by Israeli tourists

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Jordan shuts holy site after visit by Israeli tourists

Jordanian social media users and lawmakers were outraged after photos emerged online showing Israeli tourists praying at a holy site near Petra.

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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 ...

Israel protests Chilean president's visit to Asqa mosque compound

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Israel protests Chilean president's visit to Asqa mosque compound

Israel protested to Chile after President Sebastian Pinera visited a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site alongside a Palestinian minister.

Clashes erupt at flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

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Clashes erupt at flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Sunday as an Israeli holiday coincided with the ...

Palestinians pray at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa for first Ramadan Friday

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Palestinians pray at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa for first Ramadan Friday

Around 180,000 Palestinian Muslims prayed at east Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Friday, the first in the holy Islamic month of Ramadan.

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