Local media says settler fires fatal shot at teenager as anger swells over discriminatory measures at holy site.
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Worshipers who refused to pass through the metal detectors chose instead to pray next to them.
Tel Aviv-based photographer Noam Chen walks us through the past and present of the age-old holy city.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel police severely restricted Muslim access to a contested shrine in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday to prevent protests over the installation of metal detectors at the holy site.
Israel says metal detectors will remain at the contested site.
The dispute over the metal detectors has led to rising tensions between Israel and the Muslim world.
An Israeli police spokesman says police are banning Muslim men under the age of 50 from a contested Jerusalem shrine.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel bolstered security in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday and prepared for possible clashes with Muslim worshippers after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided metal detectors at a sensitive holy site would not be removed.
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Israeli police said they were barring men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose over new security measures at a supersensitive holy site. "Entry to the Old City and Temple Mount will be limited to men aged 50 and over. Show More Summary
An Israeli police spokesman says police are banning Muslim men under the age of 50 from a contested Jerusalem shrine ahead of feared mass protests over the installation of metal … Click to Continue »
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is debating whether to remove new metal detectors at the centre of a dispute with Palestinians over access to a religious site in annexed east Jerusalem, Israeli media said Wednesday. The reports came...Show More Summary
Last Friday, three Palestinian citizens of Israel shot and killed two Israeli police officers stationed outside the Temple Mount/Noble Sanctuary, a site holy to Muslims, Christians and Jews. Though not an exceptionally spectacular attack, it’s threatening to send shock waves throughout the region. The three assailants were pursued back into the compound and killed in […]
New York, July 20, 2017--Israeli authorities should ensure that journalists can cover protests and unrest safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least two journalists were injured on July 18 as police broke up protests in Jerusalem, the local press freedom group Palestinian Center for Development and...
Days of escalating clashes and a diplomatic crisis over recently installed Israeli metal detectors at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City is stoking concern of a new wave of violence ahead of Friday prayers. Girding for a surge of friction at noontime prayers on the Muslim day of...
Last month President Donald Trump signed an order to keep the American Embassy in Tel Aviv despite his campaign promise to move the embassy to Jerusalem, but today Vice President Mike Pence confirms POTUS pledge to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Show More Summary
The three gunmen killed two policemen at the holy site, leading to the introduction of controversial metal detectors.
Palestinian leaders are using the holy site as a propaganda tool.