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Desert tree planting sows discord within Israel's coalition

Jan 12 2022

SAWE AL-ATRASH, Israel Government-sponsored tree planting in an Israeli desert has set off violent protests by Bedouin Arabs who see the forestation as discriminatory encroachment by the state, sowing discord within Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's ethnically mixed coalition.

Police, Palestinians clash as Israel begins demolition in Jerusalem's Silwan

Jun 29 2021

JERUSALEM Israel demolished a Palestinian shop in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan on Tuesday, triggering scuffles between police and protesters who accused authorities of discriminatory enforcement of building permits in the holy city.

Roadblocks upend Palestinian family's life in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah

Jun 17 2021

JERUSALEM For months the world has watched a political eviction drama unfold between Israeli settlers and Palestinian residents of a tiny barricaded road in East Jerusalem that has become a microcosm of the long-running conflict. | Video

High above Jerusalem's crowds, skating the Old City rooftops

Feb 09 2021

JERUSALEM High above Jerusalem's narrow medieval alleyways, teenage Palestinians sped across whitewashed roofs and soaked up the light and space denied to them during a six-week Israeli COVID-19 lockdown. | Video

Palestinians defy leaders' health crisis ban on work in settlements

Mar 19 2020

RAMAT GIVAT ZEEV, West Bank Palestinians on Thursday defied their government's call to cease work in Israeli settlements over coronavirus concerns, saying bringing money home to their families came first.

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque shut as precaution against coronavirus by Muslim clerics

Mar 15 2020

JERUSALEM Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock will shut their doors until further notice, religious authorities said on Sunday, in a move to protect worshippers at Islam's third holiest site.

Worshippers seek Nigerian televangelist's blessing in Nazareth

Jun 24 2019

NAZARETH, Israel Evangelical Christians have flocked to Israel for a mass faith-healing by a celebrity Nigerian pastor outside Jesus's hometown of Nazareth.

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

Sep 08 2014

JERUSALEM Scores of Palestinians rioted in East Jerusalem on Sunday after hearing that a youth from their neighborhood had died of wounds suffered in a clash with Israeli police last week. | Video

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

Sep 08 2014

JERUSALEM Scores of Palestinians rioted in East Jerusalem on Sunday after hearing that a youth from their neighbourhood had died of wounds suffered in a clash with Israeli police last week. | Video

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

Sep 07 2014

JERUSALEM Scores of Palestinians rioted in East Jerusalem on Sunday after hearing that a youth from their neighbourhood had died of wounds suffered in a clash with Israeli police last week.

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