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PLO Member Condemns Israeli Occupation Aggression at Al-Aqsa, Slams Arab Silence

(Anadolu, AFP, Al-Akhbar)

A Palestinian official on Monday called for holding an emergency Arab and Islamic summit to discuss Israeli plans to divide the al-Aqsa Mosque compound between Palestinians and Israelis. 513 more words


Israeli Terrorist Settlers Jeapordise the Fate of UNESCO Heritage Site

Via Ismail Patel Middle East Eye

For three weeks, Palestinian Muslims have been denied access to one of the holiest sites in Islam. Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem has become the site of frequent assaults by occupation forces and efforts to breach the complex by Zionist extremists. 591 more words


President Abbas Vows Legal Measures to Prevent Al-Aqsa Attacks

RAMALLAH (AFP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday legal measures would be taken to prevent Jewish settlers from attacking Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, having said their presence desecrates the site. 342 more words


Headlines From Palestine: October 18, 2014


American Journalist Reveals Details About Israeli Insurgent’s Capture in Gaza 355 more words


Israeli Occupation Restrictions Force Thousands Into Jerusalem Streets For Prayer

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Thousands of Palestinians performed prayers in the streets and alleyways of the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday after men under the age of 50 were prevented by Israeli authorities from entering the al-Aqsa mosque compound.Hundreds of Israeli border guards, police, and special forces were deployed throughout Jerusalem streets, in addition to at least one drone and a surveillance balloon in the sky as authorities sought to prevent Muslim worshipers from reaching the holy site.Crowds performed prayers in the streets of the many Palestinian neighborhoods that lead out from the Old City including Ras al-Amud, Wadi al-Jouz, Salah al-Din, and al-Musrara. 559 more words


President Abbas Urges Palestinians to Defend Aqsa

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday called on Palestinians to stay in the al-Aqsa compound and defend it, insisting that Jerusalem will remain the eternal capital of Palestine. 747 more words