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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

Israel

Israel to strip Jerusalem residency of 12 Palestinians

The interior minister says he intends to revoke residency of Palestinians, accusing them of involvement in 'terror'.

 Israel moves to strip 12 Palestinians of Jerusalem residency

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

UN officials condemn arbitrary arrest of Palestinian children

UN reports at Human Rights Council in Geneva show Palestinian living conditions severely worsening over the past year.

UN officials condemn arbitrary arrest of Palestinian children

Israel

Suspect killed after knife attack in Old City of Jerusalem

Attack took place near the entrance of the Al-Aqsa compound in the Muslim quarter of the Old City.

Suspect killed after knife attack in Old City of Jerusalem

Palestine

Israeli soldiers killed amid day of protests

Incident in the West Bank comes amid '100 days of rage' protests by Palestinians against Trump's Jerusalem embassy move.

Two Israeli soldiers killed in West Bank attack

East Jerusalem

LRC: Israel demolished 5,000 homes in Jerusalem

Land Research Center states that Israel has been systematically demolishing Palestinian neighborhoods since 1967.

LRC: Israel demolished 5,000 homes in Jerusalem

Palestine

Israeli forces kill mentally disabled Palestinian

Mohammad Zain al-Jabari dies after Israeli forces shoot him in the chest during protests in the city of Hebron.

Israeli forces kill mentally disabled Palestinian

East Jerusalem

Israel passes law to strip residency of Jerusalem's Palestinians

Palestinians slam new 'breach of loyalty' legislation as 'extremely racist' and a violation of international law.

Israel passes law to strip residency of Jerusalem's Palestinians

Palestine

Christianity's holiest site closed in protest

Leaders of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre - believed to be the crucifixion and resurrection site of Jesus Christ - are angry at proposed tax plans for church-owned properties.