Israel removes metal detectors at sensitive Jerusalem holy site

Jul 25, 2017

Israel removes metal detectors at sensitive Jerusalem holy site

Israeli ministers have decided to stop the use of metal detectors at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site, a statement said early Tuesday, after the new security measures set off deadly unrest. The security Cabinet accepted "the recommendation of all the security bodies to change ...

Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay but may be reduced: Israel

Jul 24, 2017

Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay but may be reduced: Israel

Israel said on Sunday it would not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest clashes with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use. Fueling fears of an escalation, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he would ...

UNESCO puts Hebron on endangered heritage list, outraging Israel

Jul 8, 2017

UNESCO puts Hebron on endangered heritage list, outraging Israel

UNESCO on Friday declared the Old City of Hebron a Palestinian World Heritage site in danger, sparking outrage from Israel, which said the decision denied a Jewish claim to an ancient burial cave that is also sacred to Muslims. The Tomb of the Patriarchs, known ...