Jerusalem
Jewish Israelis flock to Temple Mount in greater numbers
Despite warnings from some rabbis that visits are forbidden, more Jewish Israelis are ascending the Temple Mount than ever.
Danny Zaken | Israel | Sep 21, 2021
This picture shows the Mughrabi ramp, leading from the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound that includes the Dome of the Rock Mosque (background) in Jerusalem's Old City, on Sept. 10, 2021.
Confidence-building measures with Israel trigger mixed reactions among PA leaders
Palestinian leaders exhibit varying reactions toward the confidence-building measures with Israel.
Ahmad Melhem | Palestine | Sep 15, 2021
Israel calls US plan to reopen consulate for Palestinians 'bad idea'
In an effort to repair ties with the Palestinians, the Biden administration plans to reopen the US Consulate in Jerusalem that had served as a de facto embassy for the Palestinians.
Al-Monitor Staff | Israel | Sep 1, 2021
Firefighting efforts continue through night near Jerusalem
Al-Monitor Staff | Israel | Aug 17, 2021
Bennett walks back comment over Jews praying at Temple Mount
The office of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said he had misspoken when saying that Jews and Muslim both have freedom to worship on Temple Mount.
Rina Bassist | Israel | Jul 19, 2021
Palestinians look to Biden for international points
Palestinian leaders are hoping for a political breakthrough with the United States to help restore their domestic credibility.
Daoud Kuttab | Palestine | Jul 13, 2021
Palestinians criticize FC Barcelona over possible match with Israeli team
Spain's elite soccer club has not confirmed it will play the Israeli team Beitar Jerusalem.
Al-Monitor Staff | Palestine | Jul 13, 2021
Israel demolishes facilities in Silwan, Jerusalem
Israel has prioritized the evacuation and demolition of Palestinian homes in the town of Silwan in Jerusalem, in favor of settlement projects, but it measures the Palestinian and international reactions before moving forward with its plans, fearing a repetition of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood scenario.
Mai Abu Hasaneen | Palestine | Jul 5, 2021
Bennett welcomes Honduran Embassy in Jerusalem
In a first such event under the Bennett government, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez has inaugurated his country’s new embassy in Jerusalem.
Rina Bassist | Israel | Jun 24, 2021
Israel, Jordan try to rebuild ties, trust after Netanyahu
Relations between Jordan and Israel deteriorated dramatically under outgoing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and rebuilding them won't be easy.
Osama Al Sharif | Jordan | Jun 23, 2021
Israel again bombs Hamas targets in Gaza as fire balloons continue
The flare-up could threaten last month's cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
Al-Monitor Staff | News Brief | Jun 18, 2021
Hamas tests new Israeli government by resuming incendiary balloons
The so-called “night confusion units” in Gaza continue to fire incendiary balloons toward Israel.
Ahmad Abu Amer | Palestine | Jun 17, 2021
Israeli minister condemns hate slogans during nationalist march
After the controversial flag march in Jerusalem, new Foreign Minister Yair Lapid tweeted, "It is incomprehensible that people can hold the Israeli flag in one hand and shout 'Death to Arabs' at the same time."
Rina Bassist | Israel | Jun 16, 2021
Israeli government approves timing for controversial flag march in Jerusalem
The nationalist rally is now scheduled to take place Tuesday, two days after Israel’s parliament votes on the formation of a new government. Exact arrangements still have not been agreed upon.
Al-Monitor Staff | News Brief | Jun 10, 2021
Controversial Jerusalem flag march postponed until after new government sworn in
The controversial flag march in Jerusalem, organized annually by the Israeli right and religious Zionism, will not be held until after the new government is sworn in.
Rina Bassist | Israel | Jun 9, 2021
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