East Jerusalem

Meet the Palestinian calling bluff on Israeli democracy

A Palestinian in occupied East Jerusalem is breaking boundaries, suing Israel in hopes of running for the seat of mayor.

Aziz Abu Sarah wants to be mayor of Jerusalem and is suing Israel

Middle East

'Cruel': US cuts aid for hospitals serving Palestinians

Donald Trump orders redirection of $25m earmarked for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals.

US cuts $25m aid for Jerusalem hospitals serving Palestinians

Jerusalem

Paraguay moves its embassy back to Tel Aviv

Foreign minister's announcement comes as new President Mario Abdo Benitez looks to reset country's Middle East policy.

Paraguay moves its embassy back to Tel Aviv

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

Hundreds of Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound

Palestinian sources say at least 1,023 settlers entered the compound under heavy police protection.

Hundreds of Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound

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.

East Jerusalem

Israel court decision: Palestinians in Silwan await ruling

Israel court decision: Palestinians in Silwan await ruling

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians risk losing Jerusalem ID over Israel loyalty law

Israel revoking residencies of Jerusalemites over 'breach of loyalty' is rendering them stateless, rights groups say.

Palestinians risk losing Jerusalem ID over Israel loyalty law

Palestine

Thousands enter Al-Aqsa Mosque Mosque for first Friday of Ramadan

West Bank residents, who are usually denied entry, pray in Al-Aqsa Mosque on the first Friday of the Muslim holy month.

Thousands enter Al-Aqsa Mosque Mosque for first Friday of Ramadan

Guatemala

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem after US move

Following in US' footsteps, Guatemala opens its embassy in Jerusalem, despite international condemnation.

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem after US move

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

New US embassy location in Jerusalem cuts through Armistice Line

New US embassy to be opened on 1949 Armistice Line, which has long been violated by occupation of East Jerusalem.

New US embassy location in Jerusalem cuts through Armistice Line

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Tensions rise ahead of US embassy opening in Jerusalem

Controversial embassy relocation expected to be met with mass protests across the occupied Palestinian territories.

Tensions rise ahead of US embassy opening in Jerusalem

Reporter's Notebook

What I saw in Jerusalem

On his first visit to Jerusalem, Al Jazeera's Showkat Shafi saw how daily life is completely segregated for Israelis and Palestinians.

What I saw in Jerusalem

Middle East

Romania to 'move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem'

A final embassy relocation decision rests with Romanian President Iohannis, who said he had not been consulted.

Romania to move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, says ruling party

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Hundreds of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound

Flanked by heavily armed Israeli forces, more than 1,700 Jewish settlers have entered the religious site since Sunday.

Hundreds of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound