Israel removes metal detectors at Al-Aqsa mosque
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After ten days of the bloodiest clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in years, Israel says metal detectors at the Al-Aqsa mosque are to be replaced with a "smart checking" system.
31 Mar 2018
Funerals were held on Saturday (March 31) for Palestinians killed by Israeli security forces who confronted protesters a day earlier. On Friday, at least 15 Palestinians were killed, some of whom the military said had opened fire, rolled burning tyres and hurled rocks and fire bombs toward troops across the border.
13 May 2018
Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear dealt was followed by direct confrontation between Israel and Iran in Syria and all comes ahead of next Monday's decision by Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The date chosen to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel. In the build-up another Friday of protest at Israel's border with Gaza. With all that's going on can Israel afford to stick with the status quo when it comes to the Palestinians?
6 Jun 2018
Israelis voiced disappointment while Palestinian soccer officials praised Argentina and its star Lionel Messi on Wednesday for calling off a friendly match against Israel that Israeli officials had planned to move to Jerusalem.
29 Nov 2018
Palestinian leaders are deadlocked with Israel, face internal challenges and have clashed with Washington. DW’s Conflict Zone met Chief Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat and asked him about his next steps.
27 Jul 2019
Palestinian leaders have decided to "stop implementing agreements" with Israelis, President Mahmoud Abbas has said. The move comes after Israeli forces bulldozed dozens of Palestinian homes.
19 Sep 2019
It is unprecedented even in Israeli politics: Voters are going to the polls for the second time in six months. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival.
25 Jan 2020
Dozens of world leaders gathered in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. But amid rising anti-Semitism in Europe and the US, Israelis were hoping the event wouldn't just be symbolic.
28 Sep 2020
Every year for the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Israel closes down. With a nationwide lockdown and coronavirus cases soaring, this year's holiday is different from any other.
9 Nov 2020
Palestinians call on US President-elect Joe Biden to "correct" the "unjust policy" towards Palestinians but feel "afraid" he will be the same as "traitor" outgoing president Donald Trump.
16 Jan 2021
Despite COVID-19, up to 50,000 Israelis have been flying to Dubai since last November. The UAE is adapting to the new clientele as mutual business interests start to take off.
26 Apr 2021
Fresh clashes break out between Palestinians and police after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for "calm on all sides" after several nights of unrest in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem. There have been nightly disturbances since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 13, amid Palestinian anger over police blocking off access to the promenade around the walls of the Old City and a ban on gatherings.
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The holy city, which contains sacred sites for Jews, Muslims and Christians, has been rocked by violence over the past three days. An Israeli march laying claim to the whole of Jerusalem is set to go ahead on Monday.
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