Israel to shut down local Al-Jazeera operation

Israel plans to block Al-Jazeera broadcasts and close down its local bureau because it ‘supports terrorism’, the communications minister says.Source Link: http://news.sky.com/story/israel-to-block-al-jazeera-for-supporting-terrorism-10976889 Read more »

Israel ‘risks religious war’ over holy sites

Israel has been warned it risks sparking a “religious war” in its attempts to control highly sensitive religious sites in Jerusalem.Source Link: http://news.sky.com/story/arab-league-says-israel-risks-igniting-religious-war-over-jerusalem-holy-sites-10964159 Read more »

Israel scraps controversial metal detectors

Israel will replace controversial metal detectors at the entrance to a holy site with less obtrusive surveillance.Source Link: http://news.sky.com/story/israel-scraps-metal-detectors-at-entrance-to-holy-site-10960294 Read more »

‘Jordanian dies in shooting at Israeli embassy’

A Jordanian man has been killed in a shooting at the Israeli embassy in Amman, according to security sources.Source Link: http://news.sky.com/story/jordanian-man-killed-in-shooting-at-israeli-embassy-in-amman-10959091 Read more »

Israel reviews security measures at holy sites

Israel has installed security cameras at a contested shrine in Jerusalem after the introduction of metal detectors sparked a violent backlash.Source Link: http://news.sky.com/story/israel-reviews-security-measures-at-holy-sites-after-deadly-clashes-10958659 Read more »

Erdogan condemns Israel’s ‘excessive’ force

Turkey has condemned the “excessive” use of force by its regional ally Israel following deadly violence around a contentious Jerusalem holy site.Source Link: http://news.sky.com/story/turkeys-recep-tayyip-erdogan-condemns-israels-excessive-force-at-jerusalem-holy-site-10957612 Read more »

Palestinian president freezes Israel contacts

The Palestinian president has suspended all contacts with Israel until metal detectors near the al Aqsa mosque are removed.Source Link: http://news.sky.com/story/palestinian-president-freezes-israel-contacts-over-metal-detectors-10956955 Read more »

Israel bans Muslim men under 50 from holy site

Israeli police have banned men under the age of 50 from entering Jerusalem’s Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions continue to rise over the installation of metal detectors outside the... Read more »

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces at Al-Aqsa

A standoff between Israel and the Palestinians and the wider Arab Islamic world over the screening of Muslim worshippers with metal detectors outside the Al-Aqsa/Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem appears to be... Read more »

Israel reopens holy site after police killings

Israel has reopened a holy mosque compound after it was closed on Friday when two policemen were shot dead.Source Link: http://news.sky.com/story/israel-reopens-jerusalems-holy-site-after-police-killings-10950481 Read more »