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Jordan pushing to restore Jerusalem mosque status quo – sources

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan has intensified efforts to push Israel to respect the historic status quo of Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque and avoid violent confrontations that could…

Rare flareup on Israel-Lebanon border after clashes in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -A projectile fired from Lebanon hit an open area in Israel on Monday and Israeli artillery targeted an area where the attack was launched, the Israeli military said.…

Israel delays major settlement plan for East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli state planning committee on Monday delayed granting further approval of a major settlement project in East Jerusalem that has drawn U.S. and Palestinian concern. The…

Hoping Omicron won’t wreck Christmas, Bethlehem lights up tree

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Residents lit up a giant Christmas tree outside Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity on Saturday, hoping that a new coronavirus variant doesn't ruin another holiday…

Israel plans settlement for East Jerusalem, Palestinians protest

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel gave initial approval on Wednesday for thousands of new settlement homes that would cement occupied West Bank lands within its municipal boundaries around Jerusalem, drawing a…

Palestinians facing Jerusalem evictions reject deal with Israeli settlers

By Nuha Sharaf and Zainah El-Haroun JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinians facing eviction from the flashpoint East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah rejected a deal on Tuesday that would have seen…

Palestinians fear for loved ones’ remains as Israel plans Jerusalem park

By Sinan Abu Mayzer and Zainah El-Haroun JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Sobbing and trying to cling to her son’s gravestone, Palestinian Jerusalemite Ola Nababteh was dragged away from Al-Yusufiyah cemetery by…

Jerusalem mayor says he won’t shun U.S. consulate if it reopens

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jerusalem's mayor dismissed media speculation on Tuesday that a U.S. consulate for Palestinians in the city would be denied municipal services if the Biden administration reopens it…

Israeli official says reopening of U.S. Palestinian mission in Jerusalem may not happen

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's deputy foreign minister said on Sunday that the Biden administration may shelve its plan to reopen a U.S diplomatic mission for Palestinians in Jerusalem after Israel…

20 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli citizens, security forces in Jerusalem

Jerusalem [Palestine], June 22 (ANI): Some 20 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli citizens and security forces in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem on Monday, informed the…

Clash between Palestinians, police in Jerusalem, amid fear of fresh Israel-Hamas fighting

Tel Aviv [Isreal], June 19 (ANI): A fresh clash between Palestinians and Israeli Police erupted on Jerusalem's Temple Mount on Friday afternoon, amid fears of renewed fighting with the Hamas…

Israeli nationalists march through Jerusalem’s Old City

Tel Aviv [Isreal], June 6 (ANI): Scores of Israeli nationalists marched through parts of Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem on…