Battle for Jerusalem

Returning to life in Jerusalem

What is it like to live in a divided city? The Take explores Al Jazeera's documentary about the Holy City and those who call it home.

Returning to life in Jerusalem

Middle East

First coronavirus death in East Jerusalem amid Israeli 'neglect'

Palestinian officials say Arab population of occupied East Jerusalem overlooked by Israeli efforts to contain COVID-19.

First coronavirus death in East Jerusalem amid Israeli 'neglect'

Middle East

An 'extraordinary' Easter in Jerusalem amid coronavirus closures

Religious leaders are encouraging Christians to tune in to Easter services streamed live on Facebook or websites.

An 'extraordinary' Easter in Jerusalem amid coronavirus closures

Coronavirus pandemic

East Jerusalem worries of healthcare collapse over coronavirus

With Israeli neglect and PA banned from operating, Palestinians in East Jerusalem battle coronavirus on their own.

East Jerusalem worries of healthcare collapse over coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque shut as precaution against coronavirus

Holy mosque and Dome of the Rock have closed, but Muslim prayer will still be held outdoors in the Al-Aqsa compound.

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque shut as precaution against coronavirus

Opinion

The Trump plan threatens the status quo at al-Haram al-Sharif

The plan could pave the way for an Israeli takeover of the holy site in Jerusalem.

Ofer Zalzberg

by Ofer Zalzberg

Ofer Zalzberg

Palestine

Palestinian teen killed in protest as tensions rise over US plan

Palestinian health ministry says Mohammed al-Haddad, 17, was shot dead during clashes in Hebron.

Palestinian teen killed in protest as tensions rise over US plan

Occupied West Bank

'A joke': Palestinians slam Trump's proposal for new capital

Under US proposal, a small village in East Jerusalem has been earmarked as capital of a future Palestinian state.

'A joke': Palestinians slam Trump's proposal for new capital

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

What we know about Trump's Middle East plan

The US president is expected to release the details of his long-delayed plan for Israel and Palestine within days.

What we know about Trump's Middle East plan

Israel

Suspected arson attack at East Jerusalem mosque

Police search for suspects after a mosque room in Beit Safafa area was 'ignited', and Hebrew graffiti sprayed outside.

Suspected arson attack at East Jerusalem mosque

East Jerusalem

Palestinians in Jerusalem's Old City face evacuation fears

Jerusalem Municipality orders evacuation of 22 homes in occupied East Jerusalem due to 'dangerous' damage sustained.

Palestinians in Jerusalem's Old City face evacuation fears

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Report: 44% spike in Palestinian home demolitions in Jerusalem

NGO Ir Amim says 104 housing units were demolished by the Israeli army in 2019, compared with 72 units a year earlier.

Report: 44% spike in Palestinian home demolitions in Jerusalem

Occupied West Bank

Israel approves more than 1,900 new settler homes: NGO

Peace Now says settlement building has increased under PM Benjamin Netanyahu and ally US President Donald Trump.

Israel approves more than 1,900 new settler homes: NGO

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

ICC wants to probe alleged war crimes in Palestinian territories

Palestinian leaders welcome prosecutor's announcement as a 'positive' and 'long-overdue step'.

ICC wants to probe alleged war crimes in Palestinian territories

Donald Trump

Trump and the Palestinians: A timeline

From recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital to softening its position on settlements, a list of US moves under Trump.

Trump and the Palestinians: A timeline