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Jerusalem on High Alert Week Before Passover

The two terror attacks in the past seven days in Mevo Dotan and Jerusalem’s Old City, which claimed the lives of three Israelis in total, naturally put defense forces across the country on high alert ahead of the coming Passover holiday, but doubly so in the capital.

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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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.

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.

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Updated: Six Killed, Over 200 Wounded As Muslim Rioters Rage Over Temple Mount

JERUSALEM — Three Palestinians were reported killed and over 200 were wounded in clashes with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem and the West Bank as Palestinian leaders urged a day of protest purportedly against Israel’s decision to put metal detectors at entrances to the Temple Mount.

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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.

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.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - FEBRUARY 16: A Palestinian waves a Palestinian flag as the Dome of the Rock is seen in the Background during clashes outside the Old City on February 16, 2007 in the Eastern district of Jerusalem. Islamic Prayers passed peacefully after about 3,000 police were deployed around the …

Temple Mount Terrorist Attack Follows UNESCO Anti-Israel Vote On Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – It cannot be ignored that today’s deadly Palestinian terrorist attack at the Temple Mount comes less than two weeks after the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed an anti-Israel resolution declaring Jerusalem’s Old City and its ancient walls to be “occupied” sites and scandalously listed the areas as Palestinian heritage sites.

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WATCH: Arab Muslim Zionist Slams UNESCO Over Anti-Israel Hebron Vote

TEL AVIV – An Arab Muslim Israeli, who describes herself as a Zionist, slammed the UN’s cultural agency for its decision to list the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the Old City of Hebron as an “endangered World Heritage site” under the “State of Palestine.”

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on North Korea at the UN headquarters in New York on July 5, 2017. The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting after North Korea said it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. / …

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: UNESCO Hebron Vote ‘Tragic,’ ‘Affront to History’

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley slammed Friday’s decision by UNESCO to list the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the Old City of Hebron as an “endangered World Heritage site” under the “State of Palestine,” saying it was an “affront to history” that was “tragic on several levels.”