Tagged: Jerusalem

Clashes break out in West Bank amid high tension in Jerusalem

Palestinians run as Israeli police fire tear gas after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz, July 28, 2017 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Palestinians run as Israeli police fire tear gas after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz, July 28, 2017 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Authorities restrict Temple Mount prayer to men over 50 and women; worshipers pray in the street instead

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Ahead of UNESCO vote, Netanyahu says Jews closest to Jerusalem

‘There is no other people for whom Jerusalem is as holy and important as for the Jewish people’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at a ceremony for outstanding soldiers at the President's Residence in Jerusalem. May 2, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at a ceremony for outstanding soldiers at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem. May 2, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

PM accuses UN body of denying ‘historical truth,’ rebuffing measure that indicates no Israeli claims to city

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4 killed as driver plows truck into troops in Jerusalem terror attack

Israeli security forces and emergency personnel gather at the site of a vehicle-ramming attack in Jerusalem on January 8, 2017. (AFP/AHMAD GHARABLI)

Israeli security forces and emergency personnel gather at the site of a vehicle-ramming attack in Jerusalem on January 8, 2017. (AFP/AHMAD GHARABLI)

At least 16 more injured in ramming attack at Armon Hanatziv promenade; driver of vehicle, identified as East Jerusalem man, shot to death; video shows truck reversing to run into group a second time

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UNESCO adopts another resolution ignoring Jewish link to Temple Mount

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee voting on a resolution ignoring Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem's Old City in Paris, October 26, 2016 (screen shot UNESCO website)

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee voting on a resolution ignoring Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem’s Old City in Paris, October 26, 2016 (screen shot UNESCO website)

In secret ballot, cultural body’s World Heritage Committee approves text using only the site’s Muslim name; 10 states vote in favor, 2 oppose, 8 abstain

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Ahead of new vote, UNESCO chief vows to combat ‘distorted visions’ of history

The chief of the UN's education and culture agency, Irina Bokova of Bulgaria, August 21, 2015. (AP/Raad Adayleh)

The chief of the UN’s education and culture agency, Irina Bokova of Bulgaria, August 21, 2015. (AP/Raad Adayleh)

In letter to education minister, who severed ties with UN agency over Jerusalem resolution, Irina Bokova says she’ll fight denial of Israel’s right to exist

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