Israel banned Muslim men under the age of 50 from a contested Jerusalem shrine on Friday and deployed about 3,000 police nearby, ahead of expected Muslim protests over the installation of metal detectors at the holy site.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
A Palestinian attacker fatally stabbed two people in a Tel Aviv office building, police said, raising to 16 the number of Israelis who have died, along with 79 Palestinians, in a wave of violence over the past seven weeks.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
The increasingly violent assaults by Israeli Arabs on Israeli Jews has been portrayed in the global media as a consequence of Muslim fears that Israel plans to sieze Al-Haram al-Sharif (more commonly known as Temple Mount or the Dome of the Rock) the third holiest site of Islamic pilgramidge.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
When Commandant (retired) Greenway criticises me for being ‘misleading and incorrect’ in my analysis of the terrorist attacks in Jerusalem (Letters, December 2), it is on the basis that Yoram Cohen, head of Israel’s internal security service, the Shin Bet, told the Knesset these were individual acts ‘and Abbas and the PA were opposed’.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
CROWDS of Palestinian youths went on violent rampages in east Jerusalem yesterday, stoning buses, overturning cars and facing down Israeli riot police at the holy city’s most sensitive religious site following the shooting death of a local man.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2010
Israeli archaeologists today said they’ve stumbled upon the site of one of the great dramatic scenes of the Roman sacking of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago – the subterranean drainage channel Jews used to escape from the city’s Roman conquerors.
Sun, 09 Sep, 2007