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Palestinians Protesters demand removal of church patriarch

Hundreds of Palestinians rallied on Saturday in occupied East Jerusalem against the selling of church property to Jewish settlers.

Protesters demanded the removal of Patriarch Theophilos III over his involvement in selling church land and called for an end to Greek dominance over their church.

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Palestinian Fighting for His East Jerusalem Home

Jawad Siyam is competing for his home against the well-financed settler group Elad.

By Nir Hasson / Haaretz
August 4, 2017

“These are not equal forces competing in the bidding.

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30,000 Israeli Jews and Arabs gather to oppose their government’s policies

At the end of May, Peace Now reported that 30,000 Israelis (above) raised their voices against 50 years of occupation and in support of a two state solution. 418 more words

Countries Under Pressure

1,300 Jews Get To Visit The Temple Mount: To Honor The 2 Jewish Temples That Once Stood There


Breaking records, over 1,300 Jews on Tuesday visited the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem for the Tisha B’av fast commemorating the destruction of the Jewish temples that once stood at the site. 738 more words


Dozens Injured At Jerusalem Mosque on Thursday -- As Palestinians Mob Into Al-Aqsa Mosque, Israeli Security Fire Tear Gas and "Flash-Bang" Grenades

27 people were injured


 JULY 27, 2017 17:13

Earlier on Thursday, the Mufti of Jerusalem Mohammed Hussein announced that Muslims could return to pray at the holy place for the first time since two Israeli policeman were murdered there… 511 more words

Israelis Fire Tear Gas Thursday at Palestinian Crowd Around al-Aqsa

Worshippers make their way to holy site after two weeks of protesting against Israeli-imposed obstacles to free entry.

Palestinians have entered Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque compound for the first time in just under two weeks, after Israel removed surveillance equipment and other obstacles from the gates leading to the holy site. 330 more words


Our beautiful place,

Where we bow and pray,

Celebrate and mourn

Under siege

We yearn to be free

Wish to be left in peace

Our beautiful Aqsa… 39 more words

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