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Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa muezzin echoes 500 years of family tradition

As the rising sun gently begins to illuminate Jerusalem's golden Dome of the Rock and the city slowly awakens, Firas al-Qazzaz's hypnotic voice echoes softly through the Old City

A man walks in front of the Dome of the Rock in the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, after Muslim clerics shut the doors of Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock until further notice as a precaution against coronavirus on 15 March.

Netflix picks controversy with 'Messiah'

A prophet who defies a resurgent Islamic State in Syria. A shooting on Jerusalem's sacred Temple Mount. And -- just possibly -- the coming of the Messiah.Netflix could scarcely have picked a more ...

Netflix picks controversy with 'Messiah'

Israel police, Palestinians clash at Jerusalem holy site

Israeli police and Palestinian worshippers clashed at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site on Sunday as overlapping Jewish and Muslim holidays led to tensions there, an AFP journalist reported.Police ...

Israel police, Palestinians clash at Jerusalem holy site

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Jerusalem

Israel demolished a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegally constructed near its separation barrier south of Jerusalem on Monday in a move that drew international condemnation.Palestinian ...

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Jerusalem

Israeli forces surround demolition-threatened Palestinian homes

Israeli forces surrounded a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, an AFP journalist saw, ahead of expected demolitions that have drawn international ...

Israeli forces surround demolition-threatened Palestinian homes

Archaeologists discover ancient lifestyle near Jerusalem

A huge prehistoric settlement discovered near Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists offers new insight into how civilizations developed around the end of the Stone Age.The 9,000-year-old metropolis, ...

Archaeologists discover ancient lifestyle near Jerusalem

Palestinians say US plan will finish off their state

The US blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan to ...

Palestinians say US plan will finish off their state

Pope signs Jerusalem declaration on Morocco trip

Pope Francis on Saturday joined Morocco's King Mohammed VI in saying Jerusalem should be a "symbol of peaceful coexistence" for Christians, Jews and Muslims, on the first day of a visit to the North ...

Pope signs Jerusalem declaration on Morocco trip

Trove of Einstein manuscript goes on display

Israel's Hebrew University put on display on Wednesday a collection of 110 manuscript pages written by Albert Einstein, many of which it said had never been shown in public before.They include ...

Trove of Einstein manuscript goes on display

What is a Jew, a Semite, a Zionist?

What is the difference between a Jew, a Semite and a Zionist? With such terms are often confused or misused, here is a guide to what each word means.JewOriginally a Jew was an inhabitant of the ...

What is a Jew, a Semite, a Zionist?
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