Tag: 2017 Temple Mount shooting

In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, Palestinian demonstrators take cover during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank. Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Tuesday as tensions remained high following days of violence at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site, revered by Jews …

Arab Columnists Implore Palestinians to Abandon Terrorism, Invest In Education

In the wake of the July 14 terror attack in Jerusalem’s Old City, when three Israeli-Arab terrorists shot and killed two Israeli-Druze police officers at the Temple Mount compound, several prominent Arabic-speaking journalists condemned the attack and called on the Palestinians to abandon the path of violence.

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Netanyahu Defends Removal Of Metal Detectors from Temple Mount

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended his decision to remove metal detectors from the entrance to the Temple Mount following Muslim unrest over the matter, saying it was not an easy decision but that it was in the best interests of national security.

Palestinians pray by the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem Friday, June 9, 2017 during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

WATCH: Breitbart Tours the Temple Mount While Muslim Pilgrims Continue Boycott

TEMPLE Mt, JERUSALEM – Cries of “The nation of Israel lives” ring up from Jewish pilgrims about to ascend the Temple Mount, Judaism’s holiest site and the location of the first and second temple, as police check for weapons and other dangerous objects such as Star of David pendants.

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Knesset Speaker Blasts Jordanian Counterpart for Praising Terror

TEL AVIV – Knesset Speaker MK Yuli Edelstein on Monday slammed his Jordanian counterpart for praising the Arab-Israeli terrorists who killed two police officers in Jerusalem, telling the Jordanian Speaker of the House to “shut up” if he didn’t have the gumption to condemn terrorism.

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WATCH: In a First, Jews Ascend Temple Mount Without Muslim Supervision

JERUSALEM – For the first time in decades, Jews ascended the Temple Mount on Monday and prayed without fear of being arrested by Muslim religious authority officials who have kept away from the site in protest over the newly installed metal detectors following Friday’s terror attack.

Israeli border police officers stand guard as Muslim men pray outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem Sunday, July 16, 2017. Hundreds of Muslim worshippers visited a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after Israel reopened the compound following a rare closure in response to a deadly shooting last week that …

Jordanian Parliament Praises Temple Mount Terror Attack

TEL AVIV – The Jordanian parliament on Sunday praised the Temple Mount terrorists, less than 24 hours after King Abdullah II condemned the attack in a call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Palestinian worshipers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the third Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel To Reopen Temple Mount With Additional Security Measures

TEL AVIV – Israel will gradually reopen the Temple Mount complex to Muslim worshipers on Sunday while adding additional security precautions after the site was closed following the murder of two Israeli police officers by three Arab-Israelis on Friday morning.