Middle East

Riots after Israeli forces, settlers enter Al-Aqsa

Hundreds of ultra-nationalist Jews guarded by riot police stream into the compound, sparking violence.

Israeli forces and settlers enter Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

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Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli authorities to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Palestinian groups say escalating tensions in Al-Aqsa Mosque is a continuation of Israeli arbitrary policies.

Israeli authorities to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli police assault worshippers, close Al-Aqsa compound

Scuffles break out after Israeli police allege a firebomb was thrown at their post inside the holy compound.

Israeli police assault worshippers, close Al-Aqsa compound

Middle East

Al-Aqsa compound 'calm' for Friday prayers amid tensions

More than 40,000 Palestinians performed Friday prayers inside Al-Aqsa compound amid Israeli-issued bans on 140 others.

Al-Aqsa compound 'calm' for Friday prayers amid tensions

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Islamic council rejects Israeli court closure at Al-Aqsa compound

Despite Israel's ultimatum to close the site by Monday, Waqf says Bab al-Rahma will remain open for Muslims to pray.

Islamic council rejects Israeli court closure at Al-Aqsa compound

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel bans top Palestinian Waqf officials from Al-Aqsa

Move follows Waqf Council's decision to defy a 16-year Israeli ban and reopen the Bab al-Rahma building in Al-Aqsa.

Israel bans top Palestinian Waqf officials from Al-Aqsa

Al-Aqsa Mosque

What's behind the unrest at Al-Aqsa's Bab al-Rahma?

Palestinians see any change in status quo a step towards partitioning holy site, building the Third Temple over Al-Aqsa.

What's behind the unrest at Al-Aqsa's Bab al-Rahma?

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli minister tours Al-Aqsa days after Palestinian arrests

Accompanied by Jewish settlers and Israeli police, Israel's agriculture minister tours Al-Aqsa compound amid tensions.

Israeli minister tours Al-Aqsa days after Palestinian arrests

Jerusalem

Israel briefly detains top Muslim official in Jerusalem

Sheikh Abdul Azim Salhab and his deputy were taken after praying with other Palestinians near Al-Rahma gate in Al-Aqsa.

Israel briefly detains top Waqf official, bans him from Al-Aqsa

Jordan

Jordan MPs demand expulsion of Israeli envoy over Al-Aqsa dispute

They also called for the return of Jordanian ambassador to Tel Aviv following latest Israeli measures at Al-Aqsa.

Jordan MPs demand expulsion of Israeli envoy over Al-Aqsa dispute

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel police withdraw from Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock

Scuffles broke out as Israeli policeman attempted to enter Dome of the Rock without taking off his kippah.

Israel police withdraw from Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock

Jerusalem

Israeli forces shut down Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Closure comes after police say they shot dead Palestinian who tried to stab group of Israeli police officers.

Israeli forces shut down Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Palestine

Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa Mosque with tear gas, stun grenades

Israeli police close Al-Aqsa's gates after firing tear gas and stun grenades at worshipers gathered for Friday prayers.

Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa Mosque with tear gas, stun grenades

Middle East

UK's Prince William visits occupied East Jerusalem

Visits to Western Wall and Al-Aqsa Mosque compound were first by a member of British royal family since 1948.