Old City of Jerusalem returns to life as Israelis back off

Author:  Daoud Kuttab ID:  1501192105213295900 Fri, 2017-07-28 03:00 AMMAN: The excitement in Jerusalem’s Old City began when two trucks belonging to the Israeli-run Jerusalem Municipality arrived to pick up the metal sidings... Read more »

Abbas backs call for Palestinians to return to Al-Aqsa

Author:  AFP ID:  1501146750919216900 Thu, 2017-07-27 11:57 RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas backed calls for worshippers to return to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque on Thursday after Israeli authorities removed controversial new security measures.“The... Read more »

Netanyahu threatens to shut Al-Jazeera Jerusalem office ‘for inciting violence’

Author:  Reuters ID:  1501108423165239100 Thu, 2017-07-27 05:23 JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said he would work to close the Jerusalem offices of Qatar-based Al-Jazeera, accusing the television news network... Read more »

EU keeps Hamas on terror blacklist

Author:  Alicia Buller ID:  1501105959705166600 Thu, 2017-07-27 03:00 LONDON: The EU’s top court opted to keep Palestinian group Hamas on the EU terrorism blacklist on Wednesday. Judges at the European Court of... Read more »

White House hails Israel for removing holy site metal detectors

Author:  AFP ID:  1501035149480314900 Wed, 2017-07-26 05:08 Washington: The White House welcomed Israel’s decision to remove metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence,... Read more »

Muslims keep up Al-Aqsa boycott despite Israeli concessions

Author:  AP ID:  1501004893446080600 Tue, 2017-07-25 03:00 JERUSALEM: Muslim leaders urged the faithful on Tuesday to keep up their prayer protests and avoid entering Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, even after Israel... Read more »

UN warns of ‘potential catastrophe’ if Al-Aqsa crisis isn’t resolved by Friday

Author:  SHOUNAZ MEKKY & ESSAM AL-GHALIB ID:  1500941898362523400 Mon, 2017-07-24 03:00 CAIRO/JEDDAH: The Saudi Cabinet on Monday reaffirmed the Kingdom’s condemnation of Israel’s new measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque while the Organization of... Read more »

Turkey: Tel Aviv’s attitude over Al-Aqsa unlawful

Author:  Reuters, AFP ID:  1500917076678781100 Mon, 2017-07-24 18:35 ANKARA: Turkey said on Monday that Israel was violating human rights at Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem and called on global powers to take a... Read more »

Israel Embassy shooting in Jordan complicates holy site crisis

Author:  AP ID:  1500916532188736300 Mon, 2017-07-24 03:00 JERUSALEM: A deadly shooting at Israel’s Embassy in Jordan has further complicated Israeli government efforts to find a way out of an escalating crisis over... Read more »

Israel installs new cameras in Jerusalem despite deadly clashes

Author:  DAOUD KUTTAB | Special to Arab News ID:  1500847033033176800 Mon, 2017-07-24 05:00 AMMAN: Israel is installing further security measures in a sensitive holy site in East Jerusalem, witnesses told Arab News,... Read more »