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1 hr ago | The Indian Express
File photo of the Western Wall, right, and the gilded Dome of the Rock, among the holiest sites for Jews and Muslims.
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2 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency
A Palestinian engineer originally from Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip was killed in an explosion in Homs in Syria on Saturday, his family told Ma'an.
4 hrs ago | Al Bawaba
Clashes at Al Aqsa have been relatively frequent over the last week after right-wing Israeli leaders urged their Jewish counterparts to conduct Passover rituals inside the mosque More than a dozen Palestinian worshipers were detained as clashes broke in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning between worshipers and Israeli forces who stormed ... (more)
6 hrs ago | The Daily Star
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israeli police refused to let the U.N.'s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem church that Christians revere as the burial site of Jesus, the U.N. official said Saturday.
The ostensibly moderate leadership claims to support "two states for two peoples," but denies any historical Jewish connection to the land.
An armed Palestinian member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade, a group linked to the Fatah movement, addresses a press conference at the Balata refugee camp, close to the northern West Bank city of Nablus yesterday, to warn the Palestinian authority against its pursuit of the Brigade's members in the West Bank.
Two men, aged 37 and 33, were arrested at scene and are currently being detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1996.
Islamist terror organization Hamas has attacked the latest statements by Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas, regarding possible reconciliation between the Fatah and Hamas.
As talks between Israel and Palestine falter, thousands of Palestinians demonstrated Thursday on behalf of nearly 5,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israeli Occupation authorities in 22 Israeli jails, many of them arbitrarily.
Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.
In the Christian faith, Good Friday - the Friday before Easter Sunday - marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the last day of Holy Week, or Jesus' last week of earthly life.
Christian worshippers lock arms during a procession along the Via Dolorosa on Good Friday during Holy Week in Jerusalem's Old City April 18, 2014.
Colin Keenan, a councillor for the nationalist Social Democratic and Labour Party , said it was a horrific scene, with the dead man lying in the grounds of the industrial estate and exposed to view from surrounding residents' windows.
Glen Murphy, also known as Glen McNally, was last seen near the Mater Hospital on Saturday 12 April at about 12.30pm.
EU foreign policy chief slams Israeli moves as "not conducive" to climate needed for peace talks; condemns Monday's fatal shooting of Israeli man in West Bank; top EU diplomat calls on sides to exert restrain from undermining process.
Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni , Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat , Yitzhak Molcho, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Mohammed Shtayyeh, aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , are seated across from Secretary of State John Kerry , at an Iftar dinner at the State Department in Washington, ... (more)
Suspected Jewish extremists set fire to a mosque and sprayed racist graffiti in the town of Umm al-Fahm on Friday, an Israeli police spokesman said.