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Excavation of the tunnel, which extends from the Silwan parking lot opposite the Dung Gate to the Western Wall, commenced in 2009 by the IAA.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
3 Arab men arrested for attempting to assault Jewish visitors on Temple Mount * Jewish man detained at holy site for openly praying.
Dismantled bridge built to supplant Mughrabi Bridge last summer resulted in status quo change allegations.
The main bone of contention appears to be the payment of activists, youths, and students, who arrive at the Temple Mount each day to harass visitors.
By BEN HARTMAN
“Al-Quds [Jerusalem] is Arab and the capital of Palestine and the Al-Aksa Mosque is a place of Muslim prayer,” declared Tibi, Israel’s Channel 2 reported.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Brothers charged with working with Hamas to create terror cell within city.
Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal blames the prime minister for recent Palestinian violence by "turning a national fight into a religious one."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"Al Arab Al Yawm" reports Jordan has called on Netanyahu's government to maintain status quo in capital.
This is the second consecutive week in which police have allowed free access to the site for Muslims.
Police assessing potential security threat and deliberating whether to impose age restrictions for Friday prayers at Temple Mount.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH,BEN HARTMAN
Sayeeda Warsi, who resigned over the UK government's Gaza policy this past summer, strikes again, flocking to twitter to draw a parallel between terrorists and Israelis visiting the Temple Mount.
By JERRY LEWIS
“Abbas must stop the incitement that leads to violence,” Netanyahu says at cabinet meeting, explaining that the PA’s official media had called for a day of rage on Friday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Remarks come after US secretary of state meets with Abbas and then holds trilateral meeting with Netanyahu and Abdullah.
Israeli will "feel full wave of the explosion," Izz a-Din al-Kassam Brigades spokesman says at anti-Israel rally in Gaza.
US secretary of state meets with Abbas and then holds trilateral meeting with Netanyahu and Abdullah; all leaders pledge support for plan.
Police Chief Danino says improvement can be attributed to increased police presence in capital.
The hacktivist group says that it plans to target Israeli military websites, banks and public institutions.
Israel's leaders must stop their attacks on the city, Davutoglu warns.
Police say fighting likely to taper off in coming weeks.
PA president speaks at memorial marking ten years since Arafat's death; slams Hamas for hurting reconciliation and efforts to rebuild Gaza.
The conviction reverses an acquittal by the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court in 2013 when that court convicted him of incitement to violence, but acquitted him of racist incitement.
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Commanders on the ground are, for the most part, powerless to prevent the MKs’ visits, in that banning a parliamentarian requires a long, complicated legal process.
Sheikh Raed Salah is only days out of serving a prison sentence for encouraging a third intifada and spreading blood libel about Jews.
Talab Abu Arar of the Ra’am – United Arab List faction made the remarks at a rally in front of dozens of people in the Beduin town of Rahat.
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Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu calls Israeli actions "nothing but barbarity to the core."
After reports the two leaders met earlier this week, Prime Minister's Office says they spoke today about recent tensions on the Temple Mount.
Outside Ofer prison, near the West bank city of Ramallah, Palestinians threw stones at Israeli forces who replied with tear gas to disperse the crowds.
Watch: Arab MKs clash with police at blocking entrance to holy site after rioting.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Likud deputy minister visits Temple Mount, says status quo at holy site must be changed.
Army Radio reports that defense establishment believes Salafi terror groups growing stronger in Gaza and challenging Hamas, likely to launch occasional "jihadi rocket fire."
Bayit Yehudi lawmaker says she has a responsibility to visit holy site as often as possible and fight for Jews' right to pray there.
Palestinian Authority president says PM's appeal was a "step in the right direction."
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PM Netanyahu also called on all Knesset members to work to calm the situation on the issue of the Temple Mount.
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Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces in areas of Jerusalem, West Bank following prayers on Friday.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Relative quiet pervades Friday morning as Temple Mount reopens; police remain on high alert in capital.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Israel Police decide to reopen Temple Mount after closing it for first time in 14 years; entrance will be limited to men over 50 and women; Fatah calls on Palestinians to "defend Aksa Mosque."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
“Temple Denial, is also denial of the Gospels,” says former Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren.
By LELA GILBERT
“There is Jewish and there is Muslim, and they are interested in politics. But we are neutral here."
By ARIEL COHEN
Une typique inversion alambiquée de la preuve évidente que l’Autorité palestinienne fait partie intégrante du Djihad mondial
By RUTHIE BLUM
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By LIOR AKERMAN
Face aux violences de ces dernières semaines, une véritable guerre d’opinions s’est déclenchée entre rabbins orthodoxes et sionistes-religieux autour de la question du mont du Temple
La centaine de policiers déployés pour la sécurité de cette zone sensible, est en bute à une foule de menaces. Tensions alimentées par les visites des députés de droite.
A seminar at Safra Square discusses the right of non-Muslims to pray on the Temple Mount, which 37% of Jewish Israelis support.
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Family members are not helping her get the expulsion order canceled, but groups affiliated with Fatah and Hamas in the city have shown a different attitude.
It’s still too early to tell where Jerusalem is headed.
He will contest the 33rd spot on the electoral list which is reserved for a representative from Judea and Samaria, although it is almost certainly out of reach for the Likud party.
According to police, Daniel Sedika, of Jerusalem, recently made the threats on his Facebook page.
Conditions stipulate Glick can only visit once a month, without a cell phone
Police prohibit any non-Muslim prayer at the site as well as any outward demonstrations of religious worship.
Activist says non-Jewish visitors were granted entry to the site while the Jews were refused passage.
Temple Mount activists to mark holiday by attempting to pray at hotly contested holy site.
Security services prohibit non-Muslims from praying or engaging in other forms of worship on the site, claiming such activity triggers Palestinian violence.
Witnesses say professor from Ofra who ascends the Temple Mount monthly, was approached by a Muslim man associated with Marabtat, which encourages Arab convergence to disrupt Jewish visitors.
The trend is driven by several activist groups who encourage Jewish Israelis and tourists to visit the Temple Mount, saying they wish to re-assert the Jewish connection to the site.
The secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation plans to visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
Jerusalem mayor says at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference that capital must remain a untied city and never be divided.
"Despite the tension in and out of Jerusalem, I think such statements are grave and unfit to be said by a police inspector general against publicly elected representatives," Knesset speaker says.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Men hurt in a confrontation Monday with Arab youths near Jaffa Gate in capital's Old City describe account.
Amid ongoing ‘holy war’ in capital, police commissioner condemns religious incitement by Jews and Arabs, says status quo must be enforced.
Less than a month after being seriously hurt in assassination attempt, Temple Mount activist leaves hospital.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,JPOST.COM STAFF
Home of attempted murderer to be demolished.
Abbas understands that a religious war can cause him harm, said Rivlin.
Bennett says "Abbas is calling for jihad in Jerusalem," after Shin Bet Chief Cohen had claimed that PA president not inciting terrorism.
In improved condition, victim of shooting attack in Jerusalem recounts assassination attempt to chief rabbi.
Capital's Old City passes a relatively quiet morning as security forces in Jerusalem had braced for potential clashes.
Security forces stationed in capital with an emphasis on the Old City in order prevent any incidents.
Israel's ambassador to Jordan, Daniel Nevo, warned that continued tension at holy site could also jeopardize peace with the Hashemite Kingdom.
Bayit Yehudi MK Wortzman tells 'Post' that halachic debate on issue is legitimate, but he does not accept attempts to tie terrorist attacks to the efforts of those seeking to visit the Temple Mount.
The Yated editorial said that the main problem with Temple Mount access to Jews is what it described as the prohibition in Jewish law for Jews to visit the site.
The hospital said that Glick “was in the advanced stages of eventually being removed from the respirator.”
Police cordoned off part of the plaza, forcing the rioters into al-Aksa Mosque with the use of crowd-dispersal methods.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
PM accuses Islamic fundamentalist of spreading false stories about Israeli actions on Temple Mount by way of igniting religious violence.
If his condition continues to improve, activist will undergo a second operation, this time to repair damage to his intestines
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Meretz MK Frej says Netanyahu showing that he says one thing on two-state solution and keeping the Temple Mount status quo, but really wants the opposite.
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein instructed Knesset security chief Yosef Griff to assign Feiglin a bodyguard at all times Thursday, after the lawmaker received death threats.
Pope, US call for reconciliation; hospital spokesman: Yehuda Glick showing slight improvement.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD,LAHAV HARKOV
The Israeli rejection of the Arab peace initiative has contributed to the intensification of Muslim Judeophobia and Jewish Islamophobia.
By MOSHE MAOZ
Inflammatory rhetoric about the Temple Mount spouted by extremists is raising the specter of a religious war.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The underlying cause of the current crisis is to be found in the inherent
dysfunctionality of Israeli rule in East Jerusalem
By LARA FRIEDMAN,DANIEL SEIDEMANN
Israeli government weakness will only engender more violence
By AMIEL UNGAR
Having miraculously survived a late-October assassination attempt, Temple Mount activist Yehudah Glick and his supporters are upbeat, and stronger than ever in his status as an ‘extremist’ – of faith
By ORIT ARFA
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The protest in Jerusalem was among a number of demonstrations across the Middle East on Friday, some turning violent, against Charlie Hebdo's new cover featuring Mohammad.
By DOV LIEBER,REUTERS
Footage captured at the site shows a large group of Arabs chanting pro-Hamas slogans.
Turkish President Erdogan calls on the UN Security Council to take action amid upheaval in Jerusalem tensions.
The Temple Mount may be the greatest example of a case where police are forced to deal with the fallout of political calculations of Israeli politicians.
Venomous indoctrination is being perpetrated by Palestinian school textbooks, social media, cultural activities – and by Mahmoud Abbas.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS
The enlightened vanguard of the global good-guy brigade – where Sky snugly fits in – still seethes with bias against this land’s Jews.
By SARAH HONIG
There are moments in history when courageous leadership is required to turn the tide of history.
By DOV LIPMAN
Incitement and violence over alleged Jewish incursions into the Temple Mount date back to at least 1928-29.
By Daniel Tauber
Rabbi Glick lives in the community of Otniel, situated between Hebron and Beersheba, beyond the 1949 Armistice Line; for some this marks him a “settler” and a right-wing radical.
By ARDIE GELDMAN
He spews out extremist vitriol and seeks the criminalization of Israel in international fora, and legitimizes terrorism when speaking to Palestinians.
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It is time for leaders of both sides to move beyond the slogans and the mantras of the past 47 years, as though the city has not changed during this period.
By DAVID NEWMAN
“We have tried the ways of the Left,” say the pyromaniacs, “and these have failed. So it is now high time to try a different way.” They are not only referring to Jerusalem.
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