Tagged: Al-Aqsa Mosque

200,000 Palestinians From Across Occupied Territory Attend Prayers at Aqsa News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

200,000 Palestinians From Across Occupied Territory Attend Prayers at Aqsa

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from Jerusalem, Israel, the occupied West Bank, and Gaza Strip attended prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque on the second Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, despite widespread measures taken by Israel against Palestinian freedom of movement across the occupied territory.

on June 17, 2016
Israeli Government Support for the Extremist Temple Mount Movement Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israeli Government Support for the Extremist Temple Mount Movement

Over the past decade, the messianic Temple Mount movement has grown rapidly, gravitating from the margins of Israeli society to the mainstream. The IMEU offers the following fact sheet providing an overview of Israeli government support for the extremist Temple Mount movement, whose provocations in occupied East Jerusalem are one of the main causes of the current crisis in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel.

on November 4, 2015
Israeli police detain 3 Palestinian children News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli police detain 3 Palestinian children

The Israeli police detained three Palestinians children from the al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday. Witnesses told Ma'an that the Israeli police detained three Palestinian children aged 10-11. The children were identified as Tawfiq Najib, Mustafa Abu Snineh and Zakariyah al-Bakri.

on December 15, 2014
Why are Jerusalem’s 300,000 Arabs rising up again? Op-Eds & Analysis
Rashid I. Khalidi, Reuters

Why are Jerusalem’s 300,000 Arabs rising up again?

Once again, widespread popular unrest has broken out in Jerusalem. Since July, there have been clashes between young Arabs and Israeli security forces using tear gas, rubber bullets, live ammunition and truncheons. Why are the Arab residents of Jerusalem taking to the streets?

on November 13, 2014
Army Imposes Further Restrictions On Entry Into Al-Aqsa Mosque News Roundup
International Middle East Media Center

Army Imposes Further Restrictions On Entry Into Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli Army and Police declared, on Thursday evening, a series of further restrictions limiting the entry of Muslim worshipers into the al-Aqsa Mosque, on Friday, including preventing all men, below the age of 30, from entering it.

on November 7, 2014
Jordan tells UN ready to stop Israeli mosque attacks News Roundup
Yahoo News

Jordan tells UN ready to stop Israeli mosque attacks

Jordan told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that it was ready to take measures to stop Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa mosque in east Jerusalem after Israeli forces stormed the compound. "Jordan considers such serious and outrageous actions by Israel an unprecedented escalation," said Ambassador Dina Kawar in a letter to the president of the Security Council.

on November 6, 2014
7 Birzeit students injured in clashes with Israeli forces near Ofer News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

7 Birzeit students injured in clashes with Israeli forces near Ofer

Seven Palestinians were struck by rubber-coated steel bullets on Thursday afternoon during clashes between Israeli soldiers and students from Birzeit University which took place near Israel's Ofer detention center west of Ramallah.

on November 6, 2014
Expert Q&A: Unrest in Occupied East Jerusalem Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: Unrest in Occupied East Jerusalem

For context on recent violence and unrest in occupied East Jerusalem, the IMEU offers the following Q&A with Ingrid Jaradat Gassner of the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem.

on November 6, 2014
Misperceptions on the Situation in Jerusalem Fact Sheets
IMEU

Misperceptions on the Situation in Jerusalem

Although they often couch their agenda in terms of civil rights and religious freedom, the right-wing Israeli individuals and groups that are pushing for more access and Jewish prayer in the Noble Sanctuary compound want to remove the Muslim holy sites that it currently houses and replace them with a Jewish temple.

on November 6, 2014
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