UNESCO chief seeks to calm anger over Jerusalem holy site

The UN cultural body on Monday sought to calm anger over a resolution on a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site which saw Israel accuse it of seeking to "rewrite history".

Israel instigates religious war, says Palestinian government

Of the total 74 Palestinians killed since the spark of violence, 29 of them were from Hebron, the Palestinian Health Ministry stated.

Israel shuts down Palestinian radio station for 'incitement'

The Israeli army on Tuesday raided a Palestinian radio station and confiscated equipment.

Arab MP visits Jerusalem's Aqsa despite Netanyahu ban

An Arab Israeli lawmaker said he entered Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Wednesday despite a ban on visits by members of parliament to the site.

Netanyahu moves to dampen inflammatory Al-Aqsa comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has moved to bring cabinet members into line after a deputy minister said she "dreamed" of seeing the Israeli flag flying over the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

New knife attacks on Israelis as Al-Aqsa measures announced

New knife attacks on Israelis as Al-Aqsa measures announced

Attacks and clashes have become near daily occurrences since simmering tensions over Al-Aqsa boiled over in early October.

Fresh Israeli-Palestinian violence after new Al-Aqsa measures

Fresh violence flared between Israelis and Palestinians on Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to install security cameras at the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound in a bid to defuse tensions.

Israel agrees to security cameras at Jerusalem's Aqsa: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday announced that Israel and Jordan had agreed on new measures for Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, including 24-hour security cameras.

'Hopeful' John Kerry meets Abbas on Palestinian-Israeli unrest

US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas on Saturday on a mission to quell more than three weeks of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Israel eases Al-Aqsa limits as 90 wounded in Gaza, West Bank

Israel lifted age limits for prayers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Israel accuses UN of fuelling flames with holy site resolution

Israel on Thursday accused the UN's cultural body of fanning tensions in the region by approving a resolution that criticised the Jewish state for "aggressions" against Muslims seeking access to a Jerusalem holy site.

UN chief urges end to violence as he meets Palestinian president

UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged an end to spiralling violence as he met Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Wednesday.

Draft Arab UNESCO resolution on Al-Aqsa draws Israel ire

A group of Arab states has angered Israel by submitting a draft resolution to the UN cultural body stating that Jerusalem's Western Wall -- the holiest site at which Jews can pray -- is an "integral part" of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Islamic State militant group threatens Israel in new videos

Islamic State militant group threatens Israel in new videos

The dreaded Islamic State militant group has threatened Israel in a series of new videos, warning that while they are currently fighting wars in other parts of the world, their eyes are set on Jerusalem "which they will enter."

Palestinians torch Jewish shrine amid 'revolution' calls

Palestinians torch Jewish shrine amid 'revolution' calls

Palestinians torched a site revered by Jews in the West Bank overnight, Israeli and Palestinian sources said on Friday, amid calls for fresh protests after more than two weeks of deadly unrest.

Israeli Arab lawmakers vow to defy Al-Aqsa ban

Arab Israeli lawmakers have vowed to defy Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to bar parliament members from entering a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, pledging to visit it on Friday.

Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem Old City for two days

Israeli police announced on Sunday that Palestinians will be banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for two days after twin attacks on Israelis that also left the perpetrators dead.

Palestinians, Israeli forces clash amid holy site tensions

Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Tuesday, while three tourists were lightly wounded by Palestinian stone throwers as tensions remained high following days of violence at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site.

Benjamin Netanyahu to tell Palestinians to stop 'incitement' in UN

Israel's prime minister said on Tuesday he planned to use a speech at the UN to tell Palestinians to stop "incitement to violence" at a Jerusalem holy site shaken by clashes in recent weeks.

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site as Jewish holiday starts

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site as Jewish holiday starts

New clashes broke out Monday between Palestinians and Israeli police who stormed Jerusalem`s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, as an expected increase in Jewish visitors to the site over the Sukkot holiday boosted tensions.