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Tel Aviv lashed out at UNESCO after they failed to recognize Israel’s historic connection to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, the holiest of holy sites for Jewish people. 784 more words
The world has officially gone insane.
In a post-factual world, it seems lies shouted long enough, loud enough can win wars that were lost with weapons. 338 more words
OCT. 11, 2016
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Scores of Jewish Israelis entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Tuesday and performed religious rituals on the occasion of the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.The Islamic Endowment (Waqf) in charge of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound reported that 156 Israelis escorted by Israeli police toured the compound, entering through the Moroccan Gate at 7:30 a.m.Eyewitnesses said that many of the Israelis performed religious rituals at the compound, especially at the Chain and Cotton Merchants gates under the protection of Israeli police.Israeli forces reportedly prevented a number of Palestinian youth from entering the compound, and checked the identity cards of those who were allowed to enter.Witnesses said that Israeli forces forcibly escorted a Palestinian youth out of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and assaulted him, before detaining another, identified as Mufid Ghaith.The visit came as Israeli forces enforced a series of closures and heightened security operations throughout the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the larger Jerusalem district… 264 more words
Gazans praying at Al-Aqsa mosque. (AFP Photo)
More than 500 Muslim leaders and clerics from 30 countries met in Istanbul on Friday to warn that the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site that is located in Jerusalem, is in danger. 500 more words