Jerusalem

Palestinians perform Friday prayers near the Dome of the Rock of Masjid Al-Aqsa as the Israeli forces continue to impose restrictions during the 18th week in Jerusalem on February 09, 2024 [Mohammad Hamad/Anadolu Agency]

‘Difficult’ Friday prayers at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque

Under a heavy police presence, tens of thousands of Muslims attended the first Friday prayers of Ramadan in east Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound, a gathering weighed down by the war in Gaza.
4 months ago
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Smoke billows over the Israeli side of the border with Gaza as seen from Gaza City on October 7, 2023 following a series of early morning rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip into Israel. Palestinian militants have begun a "war" against Israel, the country's defence minister said on October 7 after a barrage of rockets were fired and fighters from the Palestinian enclave infiltrated Israel, a major escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Photo by MOHAMMED ABED / AFP)

When the Israeli-Palestinian war will end – Part 3

A major huddle in resolving the conflict lies in both parties recognising that each has right to exist as a sovereign nation and right to live in peace and security.
7 months ago

Food for thought

The Lord Jesus came, bringing His word of salvation for all mankind. At the time of His coming, sent by His Father, the Almighty, mankind had been gravely sinking and at the
1 year ago
Israeli Zaka volunteers, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish emergency response team in Israel, work at the scene of a reported ramming attack in Jerusalem on February 10, 2023. - Six people, including two children, were injured when a car crashed into a bus stop in east Jerusalem, Israeli medics said, in what police called a "suspected ramming attack". (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP)

Two dead, including child, in east Jerusalem car ramming

Two people including a child were killed Friday in car ramming attack on a bus stop in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, Israeli authorities said.
1 year ago
Israeli security forces secure the area around the family home of Palestinian Hamas member Fadi Abu Shkhaydam - killed by Israeli police last year - ahead of its demolition in the Shufat refugee camp in Jerusalem, on February 1, 2022. - Abu Shkhaydam, a member of the Palestinian militant Islamist movement Hamas was shot dead by police following a shooting attack where he killed one Israeli and wounded four others in November last year. (Photo by HAZEM BADER / AFP)

Israel arrests suspect over Jerusalem twin bombings

Israeli authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a suspect in Jerusalem twin bombings that killed two people last month, charging that he identified with the Islamic State group. [ad] Aslam Farouh, 26,
2 years ago
Israeli soldiers stand guard at one of the entrances of the Shuafat refugee camp in east Jerusalem on October 9, 2022, blocked oto traffic after an Israeli soldier was shot and killed in an overnight attack at a checkpoint near the camp. - A police spokesperson had announced earlier that a manhunt was underway for an assailant who had "shot and severely injured two Israelis" at a checkpoint near the Palestinian refugee camp. A third person, whose nationality was not specified, was hit by "shrapnel", according to Magen David Adom (MADA), the emergency medical services that are Israel's equivalent of the Red Cross. (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP)

Israeli forces hunt east Jerusalem checkpoint attacker

Israeli forces on Sunday hunted a Palestinian suspected of killing a 18-year-old military policewoman in east Jerusalem, an attack that left another Israeli in critical condition from a gunshot wound to the
2 years ago
The friend of a young Palestinian killed during the night in the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, reacts during his funeral in the same camp, on August 7, 2022. - Gaza's health ministry blamed "Israeli aggression" for the deaths of civilians, that also included "an elderly woman", and for the 203 people wounded in Jabalia. But an Israeli government statement yesterday denied blame for the strike, that reportedly killed children, insisting that a rocket fired by Gaza militants towards Israel had fallen short. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)

Palestinian militants target Jerusalem as Gaza death toll hits 31

Israel bombarded Islamic Jihad positions in the Gaza Strip for a third day Sunday as violence escalated, with 31 Palestinians reported dead and militants firing their first rockets at Jerusalem.
2 years ago
Palestinians wave national flags during a protest in Khan Yunis town in the southern Gaza Strip over tensions in Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque as Israelis mark Jerusalem Day, on May 29, 2022. - Jerusalem is bracing for a controversial "flag march" by Israelis that has sparked warnings of a new escalation from Palestinian factions. (Photo by SAID KHATIB / AFP)

Jerusalem on high alert ahead of Israeli ‘flag march’

Jerusalem braced for a controversial "flag march" on Sunday as Israelis mobilised to commemorate the city's unification and Palestinian groups threatened retaliation over the annual rally that sparked a war last year.
2 years ago
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