Middle East

Al-Aqsa Mosque compound 'to reopen on Sunday'

Israeli prime minister's office says the compound will be accessible gradually from Sunday.

Al-Aqsa Mosque compound 'to reopen on Sunday'

Middle East

Israel shuts down al-Aqsa Mosque after shooting

Israeli police briefly detains Jerusalem's top Muslim leader and closes al-Aqsa Mosque after deadly shootings.

Middle East

Muslim youth gather in Istanbul to support Palestine

Youth from 30 countries take part in two-day conference aimed to show solidarity with the Palestinian people.

Muslim youth gather in Istanbul to support Palestine

Jerusalem

Israel reduces Ramadan exit permits for Gaza

Quota for exit permits for Friday prayer at al-Aqsa markedly less than 2016, signifying a “tightening" of the siege.

Gaza: 'Jerusalem feels as far away as Mecca'

Jerusalem

'Al-Aqsa is no longer yours': Israel tells Palestinians

Figures show that Israel has been allowing Jewish ultra-nationalists to visit the Al-Aqsa compound in record numbers.

Israel approves plans to tighten grip on East Jerusalem

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem

US president signs six-month waiver delaying the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Donald Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

Middle East

UN alarm over conditions for Palestinian prisoners

UN rights chief expresses concern as health of hunger-striking prisoners in Israeli jails 'deteriorates significantly'.

UN alarm over conditions for Palestinian prisoners

Middle East

Israel dismisses US concern over Jerusalem embassy move

Prime Minister Netanyahu says embassy move to Jerusalem would be positive for peace process with the Palestinians.

Israel dismisses US concern over Jerusalem embassy move

Jerusalem

UNESCO passes Jerusalem resolution critical of Israel

UN cultural agency calls on 'occupying power' to end projects aimed at altering 'character and status of the Holy City'.

Palestine

Take a tour of West Jerusalem's Palestinian history

A new documentary brings the hidden urban Palestinian history of West Jerusalem on to screens everywhere.

Take a tour of West Jerusalem's Palestinian history

Middle East

Middle-aged Palestinian woman shot dead in Jerusalem

Israeli officers gun down mother of Palestinian killed in September after she allegedly attacked them near the Old City.

Middle-aged Palestinian woman shot dead in Jerusalem

Middle East

Israeli policeman caught on video beating Palestinian

Officer suspended from duty after video emerges showing him violently assaulting Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem.

Jerusalem

Israel shuts down Arab primary school in East Jerusalem

Israeli occupation authorities shut down the private school a month ago, alleging an affiliation with Hamas.

Israel shuts down Arab primary school in East Jerusalem

Religion

Jesus's tomb restored after months of delicate work

Inauguration ceremony of newly renovated shrine marks the completion of a nine-month project.