Middle East

How to secure Muslims' rights at al-Aqsa Mosque

Growing incursions into al-Aqsa Mosque by Jewish extremist groups could lead to bloodshed, observers warn.

Israel 'campaigns to change the status quo at al-Aqsa'

Inside Story

Why is al-Aqsa Mosque compound a recurrent flash point?

Hundreds of Jewish settlers and far-right groups entered al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday.

Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa closed to Jews during Ramadan

Police say site closed to Jews and other non-Muslim visitors until end of Islam's holy month after two days of clashes.

Israel closes al-Aqsa to non-Muslims during Ramadan

Jerusalem

Several Palestinians injured in clashes at al-Aqsa

At least seven Palestinians hurt after clashing with police over visit by Jews to Muslim holy site during Ramadan.

Palestinians injured in clashes at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa

War & Conflict

Relative calm at al-Aqsa compound 'is deceiving'

New report by ICG says that Israel violated promises made to Jordan on maintaining status quo at al-Aqsa compound.

Relative calm at al-Aqsa compound 'is deceiving'

Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa 360°: Inside Jerusalem's holiest mosque

Millions of feet have walked these grounds, and now you can join them.

Al-Aqsa 360°: Inside Jerusalem's holiest mosque

Opinion

When Palestinian women take up arms

Whatever role gender plays for the Palestinians in their cause, the conflict is usually gender-neutral.

Khaled Diab

by Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

Al Jazeera World

Jerusalem: Dividing al-Aqsa

Why the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, of great significance to both Muslims and Jews, remains an ongoing point of tension.

Opinion

The secret to peace in Palestine

The status of the mosque was the spark that ignited the violence, but the situation in all Jerusalem cannot be ignored.

Daoud Kuttab

by Daoud Kuttab

Daoud Kuttab

Middle East

Palestinian FM says Al-Aqsa surveillance 'a new trap'

Unrest continues in West Bank after US said Israeli-Jordanian plan to install cameras inside mosque could calm tensions.

Palestinian FM says Al-Aqsa surveillance 'a new trap'

Al-Aqsa mosque

Netanyahu bars Jewish politicians from al-Aqsa compound

Israeli prime minister has ordered police to prevent ministers and legislators from visiting holy Jerusalem site.

Netanyahu bars Jewish politicians from al-Aqsa compound

Reporter's Notebook

Israel's right defies rabbinate over Al-Aqsa

Settler movement is challenging traditional interpretation of rabbinic law backed by ruling right-wing coalition.

Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa tensions trigger clashes across West Bank

Clashes have consumed large parts of the West Bank as Israel places strict age restrictions on the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

War & Conflict

Israel to toughen penalties for stone throwers

Netanyahu mulls minimum penalty, announces "significant fines" for Palestinian children, as well as for their parents.

Opinion

Playing with fire at Al-Aqsa

In the enlightened 21st century, Muslims and Jews should once more share this holy site.

Khaled Diab

by Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab