Israel is pushing ahead with a project to build a giant underground wall around the Gaza Strip to block tunnels that could be used for attacks, the army said on Aug. 10
Israel plans to revoke the media credentials of Al Jazeera TV journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station’s broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Aug. 6.
A mass rally was held at Istanbul’s Yenikapı Square on July 30 to condemn the recent Israeli restrictions on Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on July 30.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on July 30 defended his decision to remove metal detectors from the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site after deadly unrest, saying it was in the best interest of security.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It has become clear that two-week long tensions in East Jerusalem will linger as Israel will continue to take restrictive measures to Palestinians’ access to the Harem al-Sherif, one of the most holiest sites, not only for the people of Palestine but for the entire Muslim world
Category: SELİN NASİ
Israel’s decision to remove the metal detectors from the entrance to the Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Israelis as the Temple Mount, seems to have assuaged recent tensions.
Palestinians were set to return to pray at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site on July 27 after Israeli authorities removed controversial new security measures, potentially ending a nearly two-week crisis that sparked deadly unrest
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has condemned a statement by the Israeli Foreign Ministry about President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, calling the comments “presumptuous,” amid a row over an escalation in the al-Aqsa mosque.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reiterated his criticism against Israel’s moves to restrict the use of holy sites in Jerusalem to Muslims
Israel removed metal detectors from entrances to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City on July 25 in favor of CCTV cameras, hoping to calm days of violence, but Palestinians said the modified security measures were still unacceptable
Israeli police barred men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose and protests erupted over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site.
As tensions mount in Jerusalem after new Israeli security measures at the highly sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has urged calm, stressing the Islamic world’s sensitivity on the issue.
Radiohead defied calls to boycott Israel over its occupation of Palestinian territory and played for tens of thousands in Tel Aviv on July 19, with singer Thom Yorke having dismissed critics as patronizing
Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site on July 16 closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter due to new security measures including metal detectors and cameras.
Three Arab-Israeli gunmen shot dead two Israeli policemen near one of Jerusalem’s most holy places on July 14, and were then killed by security forces, police said
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, 71, was released on parole on July 2 from a prison in Ramle, near Tel Aviv, after serving 16 months in jail for corruption.
U.S. President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises that could lead to peace as he wrapped up a visit with a speech in Jerusalem May 23.
U.S. President Donald Trump said in Israel on May 22 he came away from a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia with new reasons for hope that peace and stability could be achieved in the Middle East
A senior Israeli official telephoned Turkey's ambassador on May 9 to express indignation over President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's criticism of an Israeli parliament bill proposing to ban the call for morning prayers in Jerusalem, Agence France-Presse has reported
Iran’s defense minister on May 8 lashed back at Saudi Arabia, slamming the kingdom’s deputy crown prince over belligerent comments last week that underscored the deep rivalries between the Sunni and Shiite power.
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