Netanyahu faces pressure over holy site after violence kills eight

Author:  AFP ID:  1500799582079581000 Sun, 2017-07-23 11:43 JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced mounting pressure Sunday over new security measures at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a weekend of violence... Read more »

Stabbings, killings raise fears of more violence in Jerusalem

Author:  AFP ID:  1500781567689235300 Sun, 2017-07-23 09:42 JERUSALEM: Stabbings and clashes that left six people dead raised fears on Saturday of further Israeli-Palestinian violence as tensions mount over new security measures at... Read more »

UN meeting set regarding deteriorating situation in Jerusalem

Author:  Daoud Kuttab ID:  1500755215825749700 Sun, 2017-07-23 01:28 AMMAN: Shops and offices in the city of Jerusalem and surrounding towns and villages were shuttered Saturday as Palestinians heeded calls for three days... Read more »

Security forces rapped for excessive use of force against Al-Aqsa worshippers

Author:  AFP, AP ID:  1500739569164335300 Sat, 2017-07-22 16:23 ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday denounced as “excessive” the use of force by Israeli security forces in deadly clashes over Al-Aqsa.... Read more »

Al-Aqsa crisis ‘unites all Palestinians’ as Israelis kill 3

Author:  DAOUD KUTTAB | Special to Arab News ID:  1500673056588544600 Sat, 2017-07-22 06:00 JERUSALEM: At least three Palestinians were killed and several hundred people wounded Friday as worshippers clashed with Israeli security... Read more »

Israel bars men under 50 from Jerusalem Old City prayers

Author:  AFP ID:  1500628055904513600 Fri, 2017-07-21 09:32 JERUSALEM: Israeli police said they were barring men under 50 from entering Jerusalem’s Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose over new security... Read more »

In solidarity with Palestine: Tunisia bans ‘Wonder Woman’

Author:  ARAB NEWS ID:  1500577127779793800 Fri, 2017-07-21 03:00 TUNIS: Tunisia has become the latest Arab country to ban “Wonder Woman” over its Israeli protagonist who defended the Jewish state’s 2014 war on... Read more »

Radiohead defies boycott calls for Tel Aviv concert

Author:  AFP ID:  1500577127829794700 Fri, 2017-07-21 03:00 TEL AVIV: Radiohead defied calls to boycott Israel over its occupation of Palestinian territory and played for tens of thousands in Tel Aviv on Wednesday.The... Read more »

Palestinians boycott Israeli measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Author:  Daoud Kuttab | Special to Arab News ID:  1500415306915039900 Wed, 2017-07-19 06:00 AMMAN: Palestinians in Jerusalem are heeding calls by senior Islamic leaders not to cooperate with the Israeli security measures... Read more »

Shoura condemns Israeli violations in occupied Palestine

Author:  SHARIF M. TAHA ID:  1500415611025073000 Wed, 2017-07-19 03:00 RIYADH: The Shoura Council has condemned Israeli authorities for the closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque, saying it sets a serious precedent and violates the... Read more »