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Palestinians to end boycott of Jerusalem holy site

Jerusalem - Palestinians were set to return to pray at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after Israeli authorities removed controversial new security measures, potentially ending a nearly two-week crisis that sparked deadly unrest.

Abbas backs call for Palestinians to return to Al-Aqsa

Ramallah - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas backed calls for worshippers to return to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque on Thursdayafter Israeli authorities removed controversial new security measures.

Palestinians to return to prayers at Al-Aqsa Thursday: officials

Jerusalem - Palestinians will return to pray at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque on Thursday afternoon for the first time in nearly two weeks, its authorities said, after Israel removed remaining new security measures.

All new security measures removed from Jerusalem holy site: Israel police

Jerusalem - Israeli police said on Thursday all new security measures installed at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a July 14 attack and which sparked deadly unrest have been removed.

No entry to Jerusalem holy site before inspection: Muslim official

Jerusalem - A top Muslim official said Thursday worshippers should maintain a boycott of a sensitive Jerusalem holy site until an inspection has been completed after Israel removed more new security installations overnight.

Prayer mats, police and clashes outside Jerusalem's Old City

Jerusalem - They come every day, spreading out prayer mats in a Jerusalem street under the watchful eyes of Israeli police and refusing to enter one of the world's most sensitive holy sites.

Standoff at Jerusalem holy site after metal detectors removed

Jerusalem - A tense standoff was underway between Israel and Muslim worshippers at a Jerusalem holy site Wednesday despite the removal of metal detectors, with concerns of major unrest this week if no resolution is found.

EU court upholds Hamas terror listing

Luxembourg - The European Union's top court on Wednesday upheld the bloc's decision to put Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on its terrorism blacklist.

EU court to rule on Hamas terror listing

Brussels - The EU's top court rules Wednesday on whether Islamist movement Hamas should be taken off the bloc's terror black list, a move that would likely spark anger in Israel and the United States.

Erdogan urges all Muslims to 'visit' and 'protect' Jerusalem

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over metal detectors that Israel installed and later removed from a sensitive holy site in the city.

Israel removes holy site metal detectors, but boycott maintained

Jerusalem - Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim worshippers suspicious over what would come next kept up a boycott.

Israel removes metal detectors from sensitive holy site

Jerusalem - Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday and said they would no longer be used after the new security measures set off deadly violence.

UN says Jerusalem crisis must end as Trump sends envoy

Jerusalem - The UN warned Monday that the crisis over new security measures at a volatile Jerusalem holy site must be swiftly resolved, as a top US official arrived in Israel to try to ease tensions.

Jordanian killed and Israeli wounded at Amman embassy

Amman - A Jordanian was killed and an Israeli seriously wounded in a shooting Sunday at the Jewish state's embassy in Amman, a security source and the police said.

How it happened: Jerusalem holy site crisis

Jerusalem - Eight people have been killed in a weekend of violence following new Israeli security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site.

Israel under pressure over holy site, shooting at Amman embassy

Jerusalem - Israel faced mounting pressure Monday over tougher security at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a shooting at its embassy in Jordan raised further concerns following a weekend of deadly unrest.

UN talks set for Monday on Mideast clashes: diplomats

New York - The UN Security Council will hold closed-door talks on Monday about deadly Israeli-Palestinian unrest over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site, diplomats said.

Erdogan condemns Israel's 'excessive' use of force in Jerusalem

Istanbul - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday denounced as "excessive" the use of force by Israeli security forces in deadly clashes over sensitive Jerusalem holy site."I condemn Israel's insistence on its position despite all warnings...

Palestinians die in new clashes over Jerusalem holy site

Jerusalem - Two Palestinians died in clashes with Israeli forces Saturday as the army moved in to seal off an attacker's home after violence over security measures at an ultra-sensitive holy site.

Abbas freezes Israel contact over holy site dispute

Ramallah - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Friday he was freezing contacts with Israel over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site, after deadly clashes erupted earlier in the day.

Clashes after Israel restricts Jerusalem Old City prayers

Jerusalem - Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces outside Jerusalem's Old City on Friday as tensions mounted over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site and prompted police to restrict access for Muslim prayers.

Israel bars men under 50 from Jerusalem Old City prayers

Jerusalem - Israeli police said they were barring men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose over new security measures at a supersensitive holy site.

Israel, Palestinians brace for more unrest at holy site

Jerusalem - Israel's army boosted security Thursday and braced for possible unrest on the eve of the main weekly Muslim prayers after security measures imposed at a sensitive Jerusalem site angered Palestinians.

Azerbaijan jails Russian-Israeli blogger for three years

Bakou - Azerbaijan on Thursday sentenced a Russian-Israeli travel blogger who wrote in support of Armenian separatists to three years in jail for visiting the disputed territory of Nagorny Karabakh.

Radiohead defies boycott calls for Israel concert

Telavi - Radiohead defied calls to boycott Israel over its occupation of Palestinian territory and played for tens of thousands in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, with singer Thom Yorke having dismissed critics as patronising.

Netanyahu slams EU's 'crazy' Israel policy

Budapest - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday denounced the EU's political demands on Israel as "absolutely crazy", in remarks leaked from a closed-door meeting with eastern and central European leaders in Budapest.

Israel denounces EU criticism as 'anomaly'

Budapest - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday denounced Brussels' repeated criticism of Israel as an "anomaly" and called on Europe to reassess its relationship with the Jewish state.

Muslims again boycott holy site over Israeli security measures

Jerusalem - Muslims boycotted a Jerusalem holy site for the third day running Tuesday after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors and cameras at entrances to the sensitive compound following an attack that killed two policemen.

Germany delays Israel submarine deal over graft probe: source

Jerusalem - Germany has delayed signing a deal with Israel advancing the sale of three submarines, an Israeli official said Tuesday as a corruption probe into the affair gained momentum.

Israel PM hails Hungary fight against anti-Semitism

Budapest - Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday praised Budapest for "standing up for" the Jewish state, at talks with Hungarian premier Viktor Orban who is under fire at home for allegedly stoking anti-Semitism.
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