Israeli officials said the Palestinian killed one Israeli and injured four others before being fatally shot by Israeli police in occupied East Jerusalem.
It is the third holiest site for Muslims and allowing Jews to pray there threatens to exacerbate tensions in the occupied territory.
Three Palestinians killed by Israeli fire, including a woman who allegedly tried to stab officers in Jerusalem, a man shot during occupied West Bank clashes and another man who approached the border fence.
The increasing Iranian influence over Hamas has made some Israeli establishment figures think that it’s better to find a common ground with Palestinians than dealing with Tehran.
Thousands of people accompanied Nizar Banat’s coffin through the streets of occupied West Bank, many of them chanting “the people want the fall of the regime” and “leave, leave Abbas”.
Khalil al Hayya, deputy head of the Hamas Political Bureau, says the organisation rejects threats related to the reconstruction of Gaza and would not make political compromises.
What is happening in Sheikh Jarrah is the micro-management of Israel’s macro discriminatory policies across Palestine, says Human Rights Watch’s Yasmine Ahmed.
Israel’s 11-day assault on Gaza has destroyed livestock fodder and fishing farms, leaving Palestinians who depend on them for their livelihood vulnerable and adding to food insecurity in the region.
Fresh tensions at occupied Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque compound as Israeli forces fire stun grenades and tear gas at Palestinians celebrating Gaza ceasefire.
As Israel’s bombardment of Gaza hits pause, Palestinian FM Riyad al Maliki says the ceasefire is good but it does not address “the core issue” in the region.
Use of phrase “anti-Semitism” should not be employed to cover up Israel’s ethnic, religious and cultural cleansing policies in Palestine, Turkish Foreign Ministry says.
Every year, Muslims in London wear the best of their traditional outfits on the day of Eid. This year, the community showed resilience and their ability to express joy even in these troubling times.
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