Gulf Times - al-Aqsa
Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site

Oman's foreign minister made a rare visit by an Arab official to a Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after holding talks with Palestinian leaders in the occupied West Bank.

Abbas 'tried to resume security ties with Israel'

Abbas 'tried to resume security ties with Israel'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli opposition lawmakers that he had proposed rolling back his month-old suspension of security coordination with Israel, but that it did not respond to the overture.

Israeli police to 'examine' fatal shooting of two Jordanians

Israeli police to 'examine' fatal shooting of two Jordanians

Israeli police will conduct an "examination" into the fatal shooting of two Jordanians by an embassy guard that led to ties between the two states worsening, officials said on Friday.

Al-Aqsa: Clashes feared after boycott of holy site ends

Al-Aqsa: Clashes feared after boycott of holy site ends

Israel barred men under 50 from Friday prayers at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, with more clashes feared after Palestinians ended a boycott of the compound and entered for the first time in two weeks.

Dozens of Palestinians injured in clashes at Jerusalem holy site

Dozens of Palestinians injured in clashes at Jerusalem holy site

At least 50 Palestinians were injured in clashes with police near the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem after Muslim worshippers flocked back to the site on Thursday, Palestinian

More Israeli-Palestinian violence feared over holy site

More Israeli-Palestinian violence feared over holy site

Stabbings and clashes that left six people dead raised fears on Saturday of further Israeli-Palestinian violence as tensions mount over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site.

Muslims refuse to enter holy site after it reopens

Muslims refuse to enter holy site after it reopens

Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site on Sunday 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.

Clashes at Al-Aqsa compound

Clashes at Al-Aqsa compound

A Palestinian man shows foam-tipped bullets used by Israeli riot police outside the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque

Israel cabinet set to vote on plan to increase Palestinian workers

Israel cabinet set to vote on plan to increase Palestinian workers

Israel's cabinet will likely vote within two weeks on a proposal to allow another 33,000 Palestinian construction workers into Israel as the government seeks to ease the economic hardship.