Gulf Times - Al-Aqsa
Qatar slams Israel call to change status of Al Aqsa

Qatar slams Israel call to change status of Al Aqsa

Qatar Wednesday condemned remarks made by an Israeli minister calling for enhancing Israeli sovereignty over Al Aqsa mosque and allowing Jewish and all visitors to storm into Al Aqsa.

Over 100,000 worshippers perform Eid al Adha prayers at Al-Aqsa

Over 100,000 worshippers perform Eid al Adha prayers at Al-Aqsa

Over a 100 thousand worshippers performed Eid al Adha prayers Sunday at Al-Aqsa Mosque amid repeated calls to stay inside it, in anticipation of settlers' calls to storm it.

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

A tense standoff was underway between Israel and Muslim worshippers at a Jerusalem holy site Wednesday despite the removal of metal detectors, with concerns of major unrest later this week if a resolution is not found.

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim officials said worshippers should continue a boycott for now.

Israel bars men under 50 from Jerusalem Old City prayers

Israel bars men under 50 from Jerusalem Old City prayers

Israeli police said they were barring men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site.

Aussie Faulkner eager to kickstart campaign

Aussie Faulkner eager to kickstart campaign

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner said yesterday he was raring to go against Afghanistan after fearing his World Cup might be over before it had started.