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Palestinian youth hold a Palestinian flag outside the Aqsa Mosque in the Haram al-Sharif. (Photo: ActiveStill.org). By Rima Najjar. Palestinians are in a constant state of rage. And the question that presents itself daily is: Against whom to focus this rage? Today, March 19 2018, our rage is split, as summed up by ...
An Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. Adiel Colman, a father of four, was killed close to the Lions Gate entrance to one of the city's holiest sites. Police shot dead the attacker, named by security officials ... Jerusalem
The shooting occurred amid already heightened tensions surrounding the Temple Mount--known to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif, atop which sits the Al-Aqsa mosque--caused by Israel's introduction at the holy site of additional security measures, including the installation of metal detectors, in the ... Government
Muslims call it Haram Al-Sharif. In Islamic mythology, the Foundation Stone (in the floor of the Dome of the Rock on Haram Al-Sharif) was the place from where the Prophet Mohammad ascended to the heavens on the back of a winged horse. Jews believe the Foundation Stone to be the hiding place of ...
And he should demand that Israel halt incendiary measures toward Muslims and Christians in Jerusalem, including Israel's altering the status quo on the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif and proposing new taxes on church-owned properties. Trump must also, at long last, commit to the two-state solution.

More recently, Israel has been conducting excavations in the area under and around the Haram Al-Sharif - the compound that houses the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aqsa Mosque. These excavations were heavily condemned by UNESCO which issued a resolution in 2016 criticising Israel for its overall ...
“On Fridays [the Muslim day of rest, when big prayer services are typically held on Haram al-Sharif, known to Jews as the Temple Mount], you can't even approach the Old City,” says Adrian Weisberg, a tour guide who specializes in English-speaking groups. “Instead of trying to direct traffic, you have city ...
Ramallah, March 4(Petra) -- More than 50 Israeli extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed. The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in Ramallah that ...
... trip was in 1862 when Palestine was undivided and part of the Ottoman empire. Prince Edward, later Edward VII, visited Jaffa, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus and the Galilee. Gaining special permission the prince entered the holy sites of Islam, including Haram Al Sharif and the Hebron mosque.
Ramallah, Feb. 28 (Petra) --Dozens of Jewish extremists Wednesday stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque-Haram Al Sharif compound in occupied Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian source. General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in Ramallah that extremists stormed ...
Ramallah, Feb. 28 (Petra) --Dozens of Jewish extremists Wednesday stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque-Haram Al Sharif compound in occupied Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian source. General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in Ramallah that extremists ...
Already, Palestinian and other Muslim worshippers often face all kinds of restrictions when it comes to their right to pray in Islam's third holiest site, Al Haram Al Sharif. For nearly five decades — since capturing the holy city, following the 1967 Arab-Israeli war — successive regimes in Tel Aviv have taken a ...
Three young Arab-Israeli citizens inspired by the Islamic State (IS) faced charges Monday after they were arrested in January and February for planning a shooting attack at the Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem, the site holy to all three monotheistic religions. Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) revealed ...
The clay seal, or bulla, was one of 34 found during Mazar's 2009 Ophel excavations at the base of the southern wall of Jerusalem's Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif. The seals, or bullae, were recovered from small Iron Age (1200-586 B.C.) garbage pits, outside the wall of what Mazar describes as a royal ...
Access of Arab dignitaries to the mosques, which which are part of a complex which Israel calls "Temple Mount" and the Palestinians call "Haram al-Sharif", is restricted because of Israeli sovereignty there. Countries which have no official diplomatic relations with Israel normally need to coordinate such ...
It is located in a spacious compound widely known as Al-Haram Al-Sharif or Noble Sanctuary, inside the Old City of Jerusalem. Al-Haram Al-Sharif has been administered by Jordanian Islamic Waqf Ministry since 1948, but after Israel took over, it was obliged to respect the status quo and not make any ...
Ramallah, Feb. 25 (Petra) -- More than 70 Israeli extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed. The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in Ramallah that ... Dead Sea
At the heart of Jerusalem's Old City is the hill known to Jews across the world as Har ha-Bayit, or Temple Mount, and to Muslims internationally as al-Haram al-Sharif, or The Noble Sanctuary. It was home to the Jewish temples of antiquity but all that remains of them above ground is a restraining wall for the ... Dead Sea
On a tour of the Muslim holy site, the Haram-al-Sharif, in the Old City of Jerusalem yesterday, a Colorado congressman's wife advised messianic Jews that “seizure” of the site might be the best option. “Why not tomorrow– say it's ours!” she said to zealots on the site. Jean Tipton was touring the site along ... Dead Sea
The current Jordanian role with al-Haram al-Sharif is due to the fact that Jerusalem was occupied while it was under Jordanian rule and the Palestinian Authority is prevented by Israel from looking after al-Haram al-Sharif. This agreement was made between the Jordanian government and the PA. Dead Sea
Ramallah, Feb.20(Petra) -- Dozens of Israeli extremist settlers early Tuesday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif yards in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed. The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in Ramallah ... Dead Sea
Ramallah, Feb. 18(Petra) -- At least 30 Israeli extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed. The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in Ramallah that ... Dead Sea
Ramallah, Feb. 13 (Petra) -- Groups of Israeli extremist settlers early Tuesday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif compound in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed. The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in ... Dead Sea
Attempts to change the state of al-Quds result in the destruction of the Muslim identity of the city. The so-called archeological excavations carried out under the Haram al-Sharif (the Temple Mount) despite UNESCO decisions are ideological and malevolent rather than scientific. These excavations damage ... Dead Sea
Ramallah, Feb.11(Petra)-- Groups Israeli extremist settlers early Sunday stormed compounds of the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed. The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in ... Dead Sea
Jordan's tentative, half-hearted role in the war against jihad is also highlighted by its failure to stop or even curb the hateful rhetoric that is broadcast at the Temple Mount, or Al Haram Al Sharif in Jerusalem —presently under the Custodianship of the Hashemite Kingdom. The kingdom, which appoints and ... Dead Sea
The ancient limestone blocks that make the Western Wall – the holiest site where Jews can pray – also constitute a site revered by Muslims, which they call al-Haram al-Sharif. Pence's stop at the wall completed a two-day visit to Israel, the highest-level US trip since Trump announced his recognition of ... Dead Sea
The Western Wall - the outer wall of the raised esplanade that is called the Temple Mount by Jews and al-Haram al-Sharif by Muslims - is currently under the authority of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish Western Wall Heritage Foundation. According to custom, the plaza is divided by gender, with men praying on ... Dead Sea
The Palestinians seek East Jerusalem, the location of the Haram al-Sharif, or Noble Sanctuary, the third-holiest site in Islam, as the capital of any future state. But the site is also sacred to Jews, who refer to it as the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism. Israel captured the territory from Jordan in the ... Dead Sea
In the same area, known to Muslims as Al Haram Al Sharif, the third holiest mosque in Islam, stands Al Aqsa Mosque, commissioned by the Second Caliph Omar in the seventh century. For Christians, it houses the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where they believe Jesus was crucified and buried. However ... Dead Sea
AMMAN — Jordan on Tuesday condemned an Israeli decision to halt all routine maintenance works at Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif managed by the Jordan-run Islamic Awqaf Department in Jerusalem. The Israeli police also threatened to arrest any staff member, who carries out any maintenance ... Dead Sea
Ramallah, Jan. 15 (Petra) -- Groups of extremist settlers early Monday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian source. The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in Ramallah that Israeli ... Dead Sea
Israel temporarily put up the metal detectors on the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif following a July 14 terror attack which left two Israeli policemen dead. Following the security measures, Muslims boycotted prayer on the site and protests erupted across the West Bank and east Jerusalem. The clashes ... Dead Sea
Next to it, on the plot Muslims call "Al haram al sharif" - the Noble Sanctuary - stands Al-Aqsa, considered the third holiest mosque in the world. For Jews, the Temple Mount is the very core of their existence. But Palestinians also claim their state would make no sense if its flag does not fly over the Haram. Dead Sea
“The U.S. Ambassador and embassy officers spoke with government officials and Knesset leaders about the importance of maintaining the status quo at the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif and not escalating tensions through provocative actions or statements,” it said. “In meetings with government officials, ... Dead Sea
The embassy was referring to an interview that was broadcast on Sunday, in which Youssef Ziedan, an Egyptian novelist and scholar, said that the al-Aqsa mosque is not located in Jerusalem's al-Haram al-Sharif compound and that Jerusalem is not a holy city. In a local televised appearance, Ziedan also ... Dead Sea
According to eyewitnesses, the Israeli police blocked the Turkish group, which also included children, from entering the Noble Sanctuary, or Haram al-Sharif— the third holiest site in Islam. Some in the group were wearing t-shirts with the Turkish flag and fezzes, traditional Ottoman hats. The Israeli forces ... Dead Sea
Al-Abed reportedly told investigators that he had purchased a knife two days before and was waiting to commit a terror attack in response to the crisis surrounding the Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount compound. "What's my life worth when Al-Aqsa is being desecrated," the 19 year-old wrote on Facebook ... Dead Sea
Access of Arab dignitaries to the mosques, which which are part of a complex which Israel calls "Temple Mount" and the Palestinians call "Haram al-Sharif", is restricted because of Israeli sovereignty there. Countries which have no official diplomatic relations with Israel normally need to coordinate such ... Dead Sea
Ramallah, Feb.7(Petra) -- Groups of Israeli extremist settlers early Wednesday renewed its storming of the Al-Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed. The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in ... Dead Sea
Ramallah, Jan.9 (Petra) -- Groups of extremist settlers Tuesday morning continued their provocative storming of the Al-Aqsa Mosque yards/ Haram Al Sharif, in occupied Jerusalem, a Palestinian official source told Petra. The Director General of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's ... Dead Sea
“The U.S. Ambassador and embassy officers spoke with government officials and Knesset leaders about the importance of maintaining the status quo at the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif and not escalating tensions through provocative actions or statements,” the report read, referring to the Temple Mount ... Dead Sea
... military order, set up during the crusading period, named for their initial headquarters on the Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif) in Jerusalem. Dead Sea
... not cite Jewish links to another disputed Jerusalem holy site, which Jews refer to as Temple Mount and Muslims refer to as Haram al-Sharif. Dead Sea
Ramallah, Oct.10 (Petra)-- Some 300 extremist settlers early Tuesday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque/Haram Al Sharif, according to a Palestinian source. Dead Sea
The site is venerated by Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, or the Noble Sanctuary, as well as the Jews, who call it the Temple Mount. The mosque ... Dead Sea
The location is close to Islam's third holiest site, the Haram al-Sharif compound, known to the Jews as the Temple Mount, which was the focus ... Dead Sea
Ramallah: Israel has banned Palestinian children from playing in open areas of Al Haram Al Sharif—Islam's third holiest site which houses the ... Dead Sea


 

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