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16 May 2021
Tensions have been on the rise in East Jerusalem amid planned evictions of dozens of Palestinians from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, which is located just north of the Old City. Palestinians protesting in solidarity with residents have been targeted by Israeli forces and settler groups.
11 May 2021
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.
1 May 2021
Dozens arrested in Jerusalem clashes
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.
13 Aug 2020
An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world’s most expensive face mask against the coronavirus. The gold and diamond-encrusted face mask will be yours with a price tag of $1.5 million.
7 Feb 2020
A motorist has driven his car into a group of Israeli soldiers in a popular area in Jerusalem. Separately, a young Palestinian man was killed in clashes with Israeli troops on the West Bank.
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.
23 Dec 2019
How does an academic explain the importance of ancient hieroglyphics to modern audiences glued to their phones? Through the cunning use of emojis. The Israel Museum in Jerusalem this week opened the "Emoglyphs" exhibition, comparing the pictograms of antiquity to those of today.
20 Dec 2019
Riding his camel, Santa Claus, a Palestinian with a red suit and a white beard, roams the streets of the Old City of Jerusalem, greeting people and wishing them a Merry Christmas.
21 Aug 2019
Former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat comments on Rep. Rashida Tlaib's criticism of Israel for barring her visit because of her support of a boycott. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
1 Jan 2019
A Palestinian court has sentenced a US-Palestinian to life in prison with hard labor for attempting to sell his East Jerusalem property to Israelis. The US has demanded his immediate release.
16 Dec 2018
After reversing decades of Middle East policy, Australia will now wait to move its embassy to Jerusalem. Last year, the US unilaterally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, triggering violent unrest in the region.

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