Israeli media: Cameras may secure holy site

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Israeli media reports high resolution cameras placed around Jerusalem's Old City walls could replace the metal detectors that have sparked Muslim outrage.

Israel strikes Gaza after missile across border: Army

2017-07-24 15:20

Israel has struck a position of Islamist group Hamas in Gaza hours after a missile has been fired across the border from the Palestinian enclave, the army says.

Pope calls for 'moderation' after Jerusalem shrine violence

2017-07-24 06:13

Pope Francis has appealed for moderation after recent killings at a Jerusalem holy site.

Fears of more Israeli-Palestinian violence

2017-07-22 22:34

Stabbings and clashes that left six people dead has raised fears of further Israeli-Palestinian violence as tensions mount over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site.

US court orders SA poacher to hand over R479m

2017-07-21 22:34

A US court has ordered convicted lobster poacher Arnold Bengis to forfeit $37m (R479m) to South Africa’s agriculture department.

Netanyahu slams EU's 'crazy' Israel policy

2017-07-20 10:28

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denounced the EU's political demands on Israel as "absolutely crazy".

Israel reopens sensitive holy site, but Muslims refuse to enter

2017-07-16 14:26

Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers are refusing to enter due to new security measures.

Security tight, holy site shut after Jerusalem attack

2017-07-15 14:02

Security forces locked down parts of Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday and an ultra-sensitive holy site remained closed after an attack that killed two police officers and heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions.

Israeli forces detain Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric after attack - son

2017-07-14 16:53

Israeli security forces have detained Jerusalem's top Islamic cleric as crowds gathered in the Old City following an attack near a highly sensitive holy site that killed two police officers, the cleric's son says.

Israel freezes Palestinian housing plan after settlers object

2017-07-13 19:09

Israeli ministers have frozen a plan to allow for the construction of thousands of Palestinian homes in a West Bank city, a statement said Thursday, a move that followed Israeli settlers' objections.


Israel, Jordan: Ex-Mossad chief offers to mediate

2017-07-24 17:46

A former head of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency who was at the centre of the last major crisis with Jordan, says a deal could be reached to pacify Amman as well as cool tensions at a major Jerusalem shrine.

Israel under pressure over holy site, deadly shooting at Amman embassy

2017-07-24 09:03

Israel faced mounting pressure over tougher security at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a shooting at its embassy in Jordan raised further concerns following a weekend of deadly unrest.

Jordan army site: Violent incident near Israeli Embassy

2017-07-23 21:29

A news site linked to Jordan's military has reported a violent incident near Israel's embassy in the kingdom's capital of Amman.

Violence over Jerusalem holy site leads to 6 deaths

2017-07-22 07:30

Six people have died after Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land's most contested shrine boiled over into violence.

3rd Palestinian killed in clashes in Jerusalem

2017-07-21 22:16

The Palestinian Health Ministry says three Palestinians have died in confrontations with Israeli forces over security measures at a major Jerusalem shrine.

Macron urges resumption of Mideast talks based on two states

2017-07-16 18:36

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a resumption of long-stalled Middle East peace talks based on a two-state solution.

Israel to reopen Jerusalem holy site after deadly assault

2017-07-16 11:02

Israel will gradually reopen a Jerusalem holy site after taking the rare step of shutting it down following a deadly assault there that sparked concerns of a fresh round of violence

Al-Aqsa to remain closed after attack

2017-07-14 18:09

Israel says a Jerusalem holy site that was the site of a deadly attack will remain closed after additional security assessments.

Israel locks down Al-Aqsa mosque compound after attack

2017-07-14 08:17

Three assailants have opened fire on Israeli police in Jerusalem's Old City before fleeing to a nearby highly sensitive holy site and being killed by security forces, police say.

Rwanda's Kagame in Israel hails 'blossoming' cooperation

2017-07-11 06:19

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has called for bolstering relations with Israel during a visit reflecting a waning of ties between the Jewish state and Africa.

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