Al-Aqsa Mosque

Nine Palestinians killed in protests across West Bank

An Israeli sniper killed Mohammad al-Araj on his seventeenth birthday.

"Endangered Archives" program opens up priceless Palestinian heritage

Manuscript digitization lets researchers worldwide study threatened Palestinian texts.

Palestinians in Gaza breathe Israeli tear gas as they march for Al-Aqsa

In besieged Gaza, Palestinians marched toward the Nahal Oz siege gate on the territory’s eastern boundary with present-day Israel to show support for Al-Aqsa, which is increasingly under assault from Jewish settlers.

In photos: Ramadan in Jerusalem

The Old City of Jerusalem is transformed during the month of Ramadan, allowing us to imagine the city that once was and will one day be.

Israel marks International Women's Day with violent assault on worshippers at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

Tensions are mounting in Jerusalem amid constant provocations by settlers, whom Palestinians fear intend to seize al-Aqsa.

Raed Salah deportation case disintegrates in UK court, but verdict still to follow

Asa Winstanley
London
15 February 2012
The judge heading the panel assessing whether Palestinian civil rights leader Sheikh Raed Salah can be deported from the UK has cast serious doubt on the British government’s case. A final verdict is expected in the next two weeks.

Israel media publish, retract, then confirm calls for destruction of Al-Aqsa, "cleansing" of Israel's "enemies"

Israeli media reported, then retracted and then confirmed a claim that a Likud leader, Moshe Feiglin, was heading a rally to Al-Aqsa to call for its destruction. Meanwhile on Sunday morning, 12 February, Israeli police stopped Feiglin and several Likud activists from entering the Al-Aqsa compound.

Israel's vandalism of Palestinian heritage

Abe Hayeem
7 November 2011
Amongst the fallout of Palestine’s admission as a member state, Israel’s warning that it “will now reconsider its cooperation with UNESCO” is the biggest irony.

Why was Salah muzzled for preaching peace in London?

Jonathan Cook
5 July 2011
Israel’s legal system, despite its reputation for presuming that Palestinian citizens are habitual security offenders, has neither found Sheikh Raed Salah guilty of anti-Semitism nor of directly helping terrorists. So why is Britain being even “more Israeli rather than the Israelis,” as two Arab members of the Israeli parliament caustically observed, and detaining him?

Traveling to the other part of home

Rana Baker
Gaza Strip
7 June 2011
For Palestinians in Gaza, the answer to “Have you ever been to Jerusalem?” is usually a complicated one.
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