Tag: Al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a Christmas lunch with members of the Christian Orthodox community on January 6, 2016 in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Mahmud Abbas dismissed weeks of rumours the Palestinian Authority could collapse, saying he would 'never give up' on it. AFP …

Abbas Warns ‘Fateful and Dangerous’ Measures In The Works

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that the Palestinians were planning to make “fateful and dangerous decisions on important issues in the next two months,” leading to speculation that he intends to sever ties with Israel. 

Israeli flags fly near the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on December 5, 2017. The EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said that the status of Jerusalem must be resolved 'through negotiations', as US President Donald Trump mulls recognising the city as the capital of Israel. / …

Jordanian Columnist Unhinged: Israel Causing Earthquakes to Topple Al Aqsa Mosque

TEL AVIV – Israel is to blame for the recent spate of minor earthquakes felt in the region, an article in a Jordanian daily claimed this week, saying that the low-magnitude tremors were either the result of the Jewish state’s underground nuclear weapons testing or an attempt to topple the al-Aqsa Mosque on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

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Israel Lifts Ban on Knesset Members Visiting Temple Mount

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday that he will lift the ban on parliamentarians visiting the Temple Mount, three years after the government forbade them from entering the flashpoint site due to security concerns.

A Palestinian woman joins some 10,000 Palestinians in prayer at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex for their stricken leader Yasser Arafat, 05 November 2004, on the fourth Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat appeared close to death at a military clinic outside Paris today, as …

WATCH: Muslim Worshipers Throw Stones, Chairs from Al-Aqsa Mosque

Two Palestinians were arrested on Thursday after a group of men inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount hurled chairs, stones and other objects from the holy site, lightly hurting a tourist and an Israeli police officer.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

Hamas Conspiracy Theory Claims Israel Planning to Invade Gaza Within Days

TEL AVIV — Hamas and the other armed factions active in the Gaza Strip have warned citizens to prepare for an Israeli incursion into the territory which could come as soon as the next few days, according to senior sources in the Palestinian organizations who spoke to the London-based international Saudi publication Al Hayat.

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops following a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the West Bank City of Nablus, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Palestinians Hold Violent Protests Across West Bank, Gaza Strip

JERUSALEM – Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces on Friday in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank after calls for a “day of rage” over US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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)

Israeli Forces on High Alert for Friday ‘Day of Rage’

JERUSALEM – Israel deployed hundreds of additional police officers on Friday following Palestinian calls for protests after the main weekly Muslim prayers against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Roman Theater Uncovered at Base of Jerusalem’s Western Wall

JERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem’s Old City, a unique structure around 1,800 years old that abuts the Western Wall and may have been built during Roman Emperor Hadrian’s reign.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: White House senior adviser Jared Kushner looks on during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam in the Cabinet Room of the White House, on May 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

EXCLUSIVE – PLO Official: Meeting With Kushner Will Be A ‘Waste of Time’

TEL AVIV — Meetings between the Palestinian Authority and American government delegates led by President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner are “a waste of time,” Dr. Wasel Abu Yousef, director of the Palestinian Liberation Front and member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Executive Committee, told Breitbart Jerusalem.

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Abbas’s Fatah Party: Israel Has No Right to Temple Mount

TEL AVIV — The Fatah movement, under the leadership of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, released a statement Monday marking 48 years since the Al Aqsa Mosque was set ablaze by a mentally ill Australian citizen, claiming that Israeli is an “occupying” country that has no sovereignty over the Al Aqsa Mosque.

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Islamic Authorities Concede Israel Didn’t Damage Temple Mount During Security Searches

The Jerusalem Islamic Waqf — the Jordanian-funded body which administers the Muslim holy sites on the Temple Mount — said in a statement on Thursday that Israeli security forces did not damage or steal any historical items when they searched the hilltop compound in the days following the July 14 terrorist attack there in which two policemen were killed.

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EXCLUSIVE – Al Aqsa Mosque Chief Preacher Warns Temple Mount Tensions Not Over Yet

TEL AVIV — Leaders of the Waqf and Muslim figures in Jerusalem are waiting for a report from a special committee of engineers and inspectors commissioned by the Waqf to determine what so-called damages Israel may have caused to the Temple Mount complex during the two weeks Muslim worshippers were absent from the site.

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Palestinian Youth Arrested After Barricading Themselves In Al Aqsa Mosque

Police arrested several Palestinian youths who barricaded themselves inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque following prayers there late Thursday night, as tensions surrounding the Temple Mount persisted after nearly two weeks of bloody clashes over security measures at the site.

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 …

Palestinians Swarm Temple Mount In ‘Victory’ Over Israel’s Removal Of Security Measures

TEL AVIV – Violent clashes with Israeli security forces erupted as thousands of Palestinian Muslims returned on Thursday to the Temple Mount for afternoon prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque in celebration of Israel’s removal of all security measures installed at the site since a terror attack there saw two Israeli-Druze policemen murdered by three Arab gunmen two weeks ago.

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.