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The Temple Mount in Jerusalem

Mutual recognition of ties to Jerusalem will strengthen peace

A mutual declaration on the issue of the Temple Mount may affect the motivation and incentives for all sides to find a solution to other core issues at the heart of the conflict.

The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California

Netflix's 'Messiah' already controversial before its release

While the series creator Michael Petroni says his show is merely provocative and not offensive, over 3,500 people seem to disagree


Is Jerusalem a sacred Islamic City?

There is a big difference between a city being sacred in the eyes of God and it being a sacred Islamic city.

Palestinians walk past the Dome of Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, on J

Muslims protest against kippah-clad policeman at Temple Mount

The protesters barricaded themselves inside the Dome of the Rock after a large police force was rushed to the area, witnesses said.

Orthodox Jews on the Temple Mount

Palestinians: Jewish tours of Temple Mount are part of religious war by Israel

In recent years, the PA has been regularly condemning visits by Jewish groups and individuals to the Temple Mount, claiming they were “storming the Aqsa Mosque.”

Mount of Olives

Police detain 5 Shabab al-Aksa activists on Temple Mount

Special security measures in place for Yom Kippur.

Church of Mary Magdalene

Times of peace

Jordan’s National Gallery of Fine Arts exhibits antique photos of Jerusalem and the Levant.

Mount of Olives

Ongoing tensions over Temple Mount stoked by Jordanian-funded carpet

Renovation renews concerns among archeologists, religious groups of Muslim indifference and destruction of Jewish antiquities at contested holy site.

Tzipi Hotovely

Jewish visits to Temple Mount increase by 92% since 2009

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.

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