MADRID (Reuters) The unrest, the most serious in years, has been stirred in part by anger over what Palestinians see as increased Jewish encroachment on the al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) Thirty-two Palestinians and seven Israelis have been killed in the past two weeks of bloodshed, triggered in part by Palestinians’ anger over what they see as Jewish encroachment on the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) Recent violence has been stirred in part by Muslim anger over increasing Jewish visits to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The prime minister’s decision aims to defuse the wave of Palestinian violence that has struck Israel and the West Bank during the past few weeks.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Televised footage of Israeli riot police clashing with the stone-throwing mosque-goers standing behind iron barricades sparked outrage in the Muslim world.
Stone throwing erupted Sunday in the city where Palestinians want to halt Jewish prayers near Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The remarks by Parliament member Masud Ganaim of the Joint (Arab) List political party came a day after clashes between masked Muslim rioters and Israeli police marred the holy Jewish fast day of Tisha B’Av.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Haram As-Sharif (the Noble Sanctuary), the most sensitive site in this most sensitive of cities is buffeted by a growing chorus of Israelis demanding their government allow Jewish worshippers access to the site, and thereby reverse decades of political and religious precedent.
(RNS) It may be as close as most people get to praying at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and at the Western Wall, without actually going there.
(RNS) Competing claims on the land are most intense in the Temple Mount-Haram al Sharif area and the stone-paved 1-square-kilometer area of Jerusalem’s Old City. But Jewish neighborhoods and construction in and around East Jerusalem have given rise to various creative solutions for resolving the riddle of how two people, and two faiths, can share the same place.