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Tag Archives: Al-Aqsa Mosque

O’ Palestinians … whoever covers himself with the quilt of others will get cold

FOR 15 restless days and nights, the people of Jerusalem resisted bravely until they broke the blockage at Al-Aqsa Mosque. While Jerusalem was begging for support of the Arab and Islamic world, her voice has gone with the wind of Arab-Arab disputes calling to mind the ancient wars (Dahes and …

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Israel embassy shooting complicates holy site crisis – Two Jordanians killed, Israeli wounded

JERUSALEM, July 24, (Agencies): A deadly shooting at Israel’s Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over Jerusalem’s most contested holy site, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence. The shooting, in which an Israeli security guard …

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Kuwaitis gather as a sign of solidarity with Palestinians – Officials denounce Israel’s desecration of holy sites

KUWAIT CITY, July 24, (KUNA): Kuwaiti civil groups Sunday gathered in front of the Palestinian Embassy in Kuwait as a sign of solidarity with the Palestinian people and Al-Quds. During a rally at the embassy, hundreds of representatives of Kuwaiti civil organizations, citizens and residents voiced total support to Palestine, …

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Abbas freezes Israel contacts – New security cameras installed at holy site

RAMALLAH, July 23, (Agencies): 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. Abbas said in a speech that the freeze would stay in place until Israel lifted …

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Israelis and Palestinians dig in – US urges ‘good faith’ effort to resolve rift

JERUSALEM, July 20, (Agencies): Israelis and Palestinians dug in over new security measures at a contested Jerusalem shrine after a deadly attack there, as international efforts were underway to try and stave off a major conflagration after Muslim clerics called for mass protests at the site on Friday. Israel’s public …

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Disputes delay video surveillance at shrine – ‘No gimmick to solve problem’

JERUSALEM, Feb 26, (AP): Video surveillance of Jerusalem’s holiest site was meant to be a quick fix to lower tensions that have driven months of Israeli-Palestinian violence, but disputes over who controls the footage and what the cameras may or may not film are holding up the project. Underlying the …

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