UNESCO’s executive board adopts Jerusalem resolution

Tisha B'Av prayers at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, August 13, 2016. (Yaakov Lederman/Flash90)

Tisha B’Av prayers at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, August 13, 2016. (Yaakov Lederman/Flash90)

Despite last-ditch Israeli efforts, motion ignoring Jewish and Christian historical ties to holy sites is ratified by cultural body

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Netanyahu leads angry denunciations of ‘absurd’ UNESCO decision

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, a day after the Israeli general elections, March 18, 2015. (Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, a day after the Israeli general elections, March 18, 2015. (Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

UN body’s motion ignoring Jewish link to Temple Mount draws scorn from across Israeli political spectrum, including charges of anti-Semitism

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UNESCO to vote on text describing Temple Mt, Western Wall as Muslim holy sites

An aerial view of the Temple Mount as seen on March 1, 2013. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

An aerial view of the Temple Mount as seen on March 1, 2013. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

In letter ahead of debate, US legislators urge agency to reject resolution, slam ‘obsessive hostility towards Israel’

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Terrorist opens fire in Jerusalem, killing two

Police at a scene of a terror attack at the National Police Headquarters in Jerusalem, October 9, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Police at a scene of a terror attack at the National Police Headquarters in Jerusalem, October 9, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Police officer and bystander succumb to injuries after attack near capital’s Ammunition Hill, five others injured; assailant killed in shootout with cops

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Jerusalem bus blown up in terror attack, injuring at least 21

Firefighters look on as two buses burn in Jerusalem. Police launched an investigation into the incident, April 18, 2016. (Israel Police)

Firefighters look on as two buses burn in Jerusalem. Police launched an investigation into the incident, April 18, 2016. (Israel Police)

Police confirm bomb was on bus that went up in flames in Talpiot neighborhood, but unclear who was behind explosion; Hamas praises blast but does not take responsibility

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Ax-wielding Palestinian attacks soldier in West Bank, is shot

Police seen at the Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem's Old City, on April 10, 2016. (Corina Kern/Flash90)

Police seen at the Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem’s Old City, on April 10, 2016. (Corina Kern/Flash90)

In separate incident, two 12-year-old Palestinian kids arrested with knives in Jerusalem, are suspected of planning an attack

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Chinese leader calls for Palestinian state with East Jerusalem capital

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses members of the Arab League in Cairo, Egypt, on January 21, 2016. (AFP/STR)

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses members of the Arab League in Cairo, Egypt, on January 21, 2016. (AFP/STR)

Xi Jinping, on tour of the region that includes Iran visit, tells Arab League that China supports peace process

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East Jerusalem Hamas cell ‘planned to kill Netanyahu’

The Shin Bet security service reveals photographs of a laboratory allegedly used by Hamas operatives to create explosive devices for use in suicide bombings and other terror attacks in the West Bank, December 23, 2015. (Courtesy)

The Shin Bet security service reveals photographs of a laboratory allegedly used by Hamas operatives to create explosive devices for use in suicide bombings and other terror attacks in the West Bank, December 23, 2015. (Courtesy)

Hazem Ziad Amran Sandouqa, 22, and Fahdi Daoud Muhammad Abu Qaian, 19, indicted for aiding member of Gaza-based terrorist group

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