Tagged: Temple Mount

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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Israel’s antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State

A March 31, 2016 picture shows the remains of the Temple of Bel's "Cella" in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, which was blown up by Islamic State jihadists. (AFP/Joseph Eid)

A March 31, 2016 picture shows the remains of the Temple of Bel’s “Cella” in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, which was blown up by Islamic State jihadists. (AFP/Joseph Eid)

UN cultural body’s resolution on Jerusalem akin to jihadist group’s destruction of Palmyra, says Yisrael Hasson

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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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PA demands full Muslim oversight over Jewish visitors to Temple Mount

Thousands of Palestinians pray outside Al-Aqsa Mosque, atop the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, on the Muslim holiday of Eid Al Adha in October 2014. (Photo credit: Sliman Khader/FLASH90)

Thousands of Palestinians pray outside Al-Aqsa Mosque, atop the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, on the Muslim holiday of Eid Al Adha in October 2014. (Photo credit: Sliman Khader/FLASH90)

Officials warn that Abbas will sever security coordination with IDF if demand not met; Netanyahu has vowed no concessions to Palestinian terror

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Erdan: Rioters have turned Temple Mount into ‘warehouse of terror’

Minister of Internal Security Gilad Erdan during a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, July 31, 2015 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Minister of Internal Security Gilad Erdan during a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, July 31, 2015 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Knesset committee okays call-up of police reservists to bolster security in capital; Palestinian arrested for throwing rocks at cops

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Fresh clashes at Temple Mount after day of violence

Palestinians shout in front of Israeli security forces who block a road leading to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on September 13, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI)

Palestinians shout in front of Israeli security forces who block a road leading to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City on September 13, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI)

Police say three arrested Monday morning, following operation that led to discovery of pipe bombs at the site

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