Al Aqsa Mosque
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Israeli-Palestinian tensions have soared recently, with the attacks in Israel, military operations in the occupied West Bank and violence at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque
In a separate incident, Israeli troops shot and killed a 27-year-old Palestinian man during clashes at Azoun village near the town of Qalqilya
The police say Palestinians inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound began hurling stones and fireworks around dawn in the direction of a heavily guarded gate that leads to the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray
The renewed violence at the site, which is sacred to Jews and Muslims, came despite Israel temporarily halting Jewish visits, which is seen by the Palestinians as a provocation
Israel carries out its first air strike on Gaza Strip after rocket attack as Jerusalem tensions spike
Warning sirens sounded in southern Israel Monday night after the rocket was fired from the enclave controlled by the Islamist group Hamas, the first such incident since early January
Israeli police said dozens of masked men marched into Al-Aqsa setting off fireworks before crowds hurled stones towards the Western Wall — considered the holiest site where Jews can pray.
Israel said its forces entered the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem to remove rocks and stones that had been gathered in anticipation of violence
The session, planned for next Thursday, will address "the grave human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem," the council said in a statement
The police raid on the Al-Aqsa Mosque, one of the holiest sites in Islam, was one of several actions that led to the sudden resumption of war between Israel and Hamas
In all, 87 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza since Monday including 18 children and eight women, according to Gaza’s health ministry
Israel army kills 10 senior Hamas figures, topples high-rise towers housing militant outfit’s facilities
Gaza’s health ministry said 69 Palestinians, including 16 children and six women, had died in the air strikes; Islamic Jihad confirmed the deaths of seven militants
Gaza attacks: Joe Biden says Israel has ‘right to defend’ itself, hopes violence ends ‘sooner than later’
The US president spoke to Benjamin Netanyahu days after Jerusalem conducted strikes on the Gaza Strip; Hamas retaliated by launching over 1,200 rockets the other way
Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the Israel Defense Forces would now intensify their attacks. Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, "will be hit in ways that it does not expect," the prime minister warned
20 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli forces; Hamas launches rare rocket strike on Jerusalem
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said the rocket attacks would continue until Israel stops 'all scenes of terrorism and aggression' in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa mosque
14 wounded in clashes between Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police at disputed holy site in Jerusalem
Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.
Narendra Modi says anti-terror action not against a religion, hails Jordan's measures to counter radicalisation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said action against terrorism and radicalisation is not against any religion, but aimed at countering a mindset.
Mike Pence in Israel: Jerusalem at the core of US' West Asia policy because of its religion, politics and history
US Vice President Mike Pence’s planned trip to Israel on Sunday has been overshadowed by President Donald Trump’s announcement last month that the United States recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and will start the process of moving its embassy there.
Palestinians clash with Israeli forces over Donald Trump's Jerusalem announcement, more unrest feared
Thousands of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in east Jerusalem and the West Bank over the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Israel said on Thursday it had thwarted a plan by two Israeli Arabs with Islamic State sympathies to mount an attack at a contested Jerusalem holy site where a July gun ambush set off a wave of violence.
Amid tension following Jerusalem holy site attack, Netanyahu wants to expel Al-Jazeera for inciting violence
Israel has regularly accused Al-Jazeera of bias in its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.