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Border Police officers eliminate rioters who shot fireworks

Border Police officers sense threat to their lives, kill two terrorists who shot fireworks in Silwan neighborhood.

Border Police officers eliminate rioters who shot fireworks

Police dress as haredim to catch stone-throwers

A Jerusalem police force dressed as haredim to catch two residents of eastern Jerusalem in the act of attacking cars with stones.

Police dress as haredim to catch stone-throwers

Vehicle tries to ram officers in eastern Jerusalem

Vehicle accelerates towards officers operating in Shuafat neighborhood. Officers open fire, injuring one of the occupants.

Vehicle tries to ram officers in eastern Jerusalem

Rocket found in Eastern Jerusalem

The Shin Bet is investigating a rocket that was found in an open area in an Arab-populated area of Jerusalem.

Rocket found in Eastern Jerusalem

Jewish security vehicle attacked, officers fire back

Border Police officers shoot at several Arabs who attacked a Jewish security vehicle in Kfar Hashiloach. One suspect arrested.

Jewish security vehicle attacked, officers fire back

Ben-Gvir demands home demolitions continue during Ramadan

Israel's National Security Minister orders police to continue demolishing illegal Arab homes in eastern Jerusalem during Ramadan.

Ben-Gvir demands home demolitions continue during Ramadan

Hamas to Israeli Arabs: Help us in the fight

Spokesperson for terrorist organization calls on Israeli Arabs to support the residents of eastern Jerusalem in their fight against Israel.

Hamas to Israeli Arabs: Help us in the fight

Ben-Gvir: Demolition will happen, if not today then tomorrow

National Security Minister's offices denies reports PM Netanyahu delayed demolition of illegal building in eastern Jerusalem.

Ben-Gvir: Demolition will happen, if not today then tomorrow

Netanyahu halts demolition of eastern Jerusalem building

PM intervenes to delay demolition of building housing 100 people this week after Ben-Gvir orders it demolished.

Netanyahu halts demolition of eastern Jerusalem building

Officer neutralizes terrorists before attack

Border Police officers stationed in Silwan neighborhood nearly attacked with fireworks and firebombs. Two terrorists injured.

Officer neutralizes terrorists before attack

PLO flags waved at protest in eastern Jerusalem

Palestine Liberation Organization flags were waved during protest in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, police do not remove them.

PLO flags waved at protest in eastern Jerusalem

Police stop terror conference in Jerusalem

Officers who arrived at the scene prevented the conference from being held, shut the venue, and summoned three activists for questioning.

Police stop terror conference in Jerusalem

The incoming government must look to Jerusalem

We join the Lach Yerushalayim movement to explore what the new government will need to do to strengthen its capital.

The incoming government must look to Jerusalem

Brother and father of Jerusalem terrorist arrested

Border Police officers arrive at home of 16-year-old who stabbed haredi man in Jerusalem, take his father and brother for questioning.

Brother and father of Jerusalem terrorist arrested

Police officers injured in riots in eastern Jerusalem

Arabs riot, throwing rocks and firebombs. Five suspects arrested. Order restored after several hours.

Police officers injured in riots in eastern Jerusalem

Riots in eastern Jerusalem over Rosh Hashanah

False reports circulated on social media of threats to Al Aqsa Mosque with intention of inciting conflict between rioters, security forces.

Riots in eastern Jerusalem over Rosh Hashanah

Jewish-purchased lands in eastern Jerusalem to be reclaimed?

A Jewish enclave purchased at the beginning of the previous century was recently returned to the State.

Jewish-purchased lands in eastern Jerusalem to be reclaimed?

Jerusalem evicts illegal café

The owners of the coffee shop attempted to seize control of a building intended for the convenience of visitors to the Western Wall.

Jerusalem evicts illegal café

Israel revokes licenses for schools in eastern Jerusalem

Minister of Education orders revocation of operating licenses of schools in which incitement against the State of Israel was discovered.

Israel revokes licenses for schools in eastern Jerusalem

This is what's planned for Biden's visit to Israel

Biden is scheduled to arrive in Israel tomorrow for his first tour of the Middle East.

This is what's planned for Biden's visit to Israel

Watch: Palestinian Arabs struggling to make ends meet

Residents say that with the cost of living and rising taxes, they have no way of succeeding in one of the most expensive cities worldwide.

Watch: Palestinian Arabs struggling to make ends meet

So Pillsbury is pulling out of "East Jerusalem"

The General Mills' boycott reveals the absurdity of the term “East Jerusalem.” Pillsbury should look at a map. Op-ed.

So Pillsbury is pulling out of "East Jerusalem"

U.S. is committed to opening Palestinian consulate in J'lem

Previous reports suggested the Americans had backtracked on plan, hopes now dashed.

U.S. is committed to opening Palestinian consulate in J'lem

'East Jerusalem will remain the eternal capital of Palestine'

PA chairman's spokesman rejects remarks of Bennett who said that "Jerusalem is a unified city."

'East Jerusalem will remain the eternal capital of Palestine'

Violent clashes at funeral of Al Jazeera reporter in Jerusalem

Violent clashes break out during funeral of Shireen Abu Aqleh, as Arabs begin throwing rocks at police.

Violent clashes at funeral of Al Jazeera reporter in Jerusalem

Biden's visit to E. Jerusalem - a response to construction

Americans plan for Biden to visit Arab hospital in eastern Jerusalem in response to approval of 3,988 housing units in Judea and Samaria.

Biden's visit to E. Jerusalem - a response to construction

Biden considering visiting eastern Jerusalem during Israel visit

A visit by a US President to eastern Jerusalem, unaccompanied by Israeli officials, is considered a move that "divides Jerusalem."

Biden considering visiting eastern Jerusalem during Israel visit

Out-of-control car hits police van in eastern Jerusalem

A vehicle hit a Riot Control van in eastern Jerusalem today, lightly wounding 5 officers.

Out-of-control car hits police van in eastern Jerusalem

Highest level of alert ahead of Ramadan Friday prayers

Over 100,000 Muslims expected to visit Temple Mount this Friday, after Defense Min. ruled to permit entry to PA Arabs.

Highest level of alert ahead of Ramadan Friday prayers

Riots in eastern Jerusalem

Rioters at Damascus Gate in Old City of Jerusalem throw rocks and glass bottles at police officers.

Riots in eastern Jerusalem

PA clerics urge Muslims to support Sheikh Jarrah

Council of Religious Scholars of “Palestine” calls on Muslims to support the Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem neighborhood.

PA clerics urge Muslims to support Sheikh Jarrah

'If there is no security here - I'm not leaving'

Otzma Yehudit chairman makes clear he will not vacate Jerusalem neighborhood unless Jewish residents receive security.

'If there is no security here - I'm not leaving'

Police detain suspects in riots in eastern Jerusalem

Rocks thrown at police vehicle in At-Tur neighborhood. Police arrest 14 suspects.

Police detain suspects in riots in eastern Jerusalem

European countries condemn Sheikh Jarrah eviction

France, Germany, Italy and Spain criticize eviction of illegal building in Jerusalem neighborhood, condemn Israeli construction.

European countries condemn Sheikh Jarrah eviction

PA demands Israel stop construction in Jerusalem

Abbas spokesman threatens to take action if Israel does not stop its building plans in Judea and Samaria and eastern Jerusalem.

PA demands Israel stop construction in Jerusalem

Report: US to unilaterally reopen PA Consulate in Jerusalem

Report quotes high-ranking Israeli official as admitting that consulate will reopen "soon," despite right-wing objections within government.

Report: US to unilaterally reopen PA Consulate in Jerusalem

EU to send millions to PA organization in Jerusalem

EU signs agreement to transfer budget of 12 million euro to PA organization aiming to strengthen 'Palestinian identity' in eastern J'lem.

EU to send millions to PA organization in Jerusalem

POTUS backs UN's racist plan to exclude Jews from East Jerusalem

Obama betrayed Israel in UN Resolution 2334 and now Biden wants to make ti stick. Op-ed

POTUS backs UN's racist plan to exclude Jews from East Jerusalem

The “Squad” targets Jerusalem

The four congresswoman make it very clear that to them East Jerusalem was "occupied" territory. Op-ed.

The “Squad” targets Jerusalem

US to delay reopening of consulate in Jerusalem

Biden administration agrees to Israeli request and will hold off on reopening US consulate in Jerusalem until after budget passes.

US to delay reopening of consulate in Jerusalem

Jordan summons Israeli representatives over Jerusalem riots

Jordan summons Israeli charge d'affaires at Israeli embassy in Amman to protest "ongoing Israeli violations" in Jerusalem.

Jordan summons Israeli representatives over Jerusalem riots

PA: All the settlements are 'illegal'

PA chairman's spokesman claims that Arab residents of Jerusalem have emerged victorious.

PA: All the settlements are 'illegal'

Morocco concerned over violence in Jerusalem

Moroccan Foreign Ministry criticizes "violations" in Jerusalem, warns they are "likely to stir up tensions".

Morocco concerned over violence in Jerusalem

'US seriously concerned about Jerusalem violence'

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks to Israeli counterpart, says US will remain fully engaged to promote calm in Jerusalem.

'US seriously concerned about Jerusalem violence'

Quartet urges restraint amid violence in Jerusalem

Middle East Quartet expresses concern over clashes in eastern Jerusalem, calls on Israel to "exercise restraint".

Quartet urges restraint amid violence in Jerusalem

Not fit to print: The NYTimes on Sheikh Jarrah

The courts evicted Arab squatters from the Shimon Hatzaddik homes, and they have appealed, but the NYTimes has made its own decision. Op-ed.

Not fit to print: The NYTimes on Sheikh Jarrah

Abbas blames Israel for Jerusalem violence

PA chairman urges international community to responsibility and "stop the aggression."

Abbas blames Israel for Jerusalem violence

US calls on Israel to 'deescalate' tensions in Jerusalem

State Department spokeswoman says Washington is “deeply concerned about the heightened tensions in Jerusalem”.

US calls on Israel to 'deescalate' tensions in Jerusalem

Abbas: We'll strengthen our grip on eastern Jerusalem

PA chairman pledges to support programs that will help strengthen the resilience of Arab residents in eastern Jerusalem.

Abbas: We'll strengthen our grip on eastern Jerusalem

Hamas military leader threatens Israel amid Jerusalem clashes

Leader of Hamas’ military wing: If the aggression against our people does not stop immediately, the enemy will pay a heavy price.

Hamas military leader threatens Israel amid Jerusalem clashes

PA leadership to discuss postponement of elections

The PA has threatened to cancel the May elections if Israel does not permit Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem to vote.

PA leadership to discuss postponement of elections

Abbas: There will be no elections without eastern Jerusalem

PA chairman clarifies the PA is adamant on having Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem vote in next month's elections.

Abbas: There will be no elections without eastern Jerusalem

Hamas leader threatens Israel

Ismail Haniyeh: If the Israeli occupation continues its aggression in Jerusalem - there will be no calm.

Hamas leader threatens Israel

Police to remove checkpoints at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai orders removal of the checkpoints and barricades at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem.

Police to remove checkpoints at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

UAE condemns eastern Jerusalem violence

United Arab Emirates Foreign Ministry urges Israel to “put an end to all aggressions” in the wake of eastern Jerusalem violence.

UAE condemns eastern Jerusalem violence

Jerusalem Mayor urges calm

Mayor Moshe Lion instructs Jerusalem municipality to continue to do everything in its power to restore order to the city.

Jerusalem Mayor urges calm

UN demands Israel permit PA election to take place in Jerusalem

UN calls on Israel to permit all eligible Palestinian Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem to vote in next month's elections.

UN demands Israel permit PA election to take place in Jerusalem

PA official: 90% chance elections are cancelled

The PA has hinted at the possibility that the elections will be postponed if Israel does not allow them to be held in eastern Jerusalem.

PA official: 90% chance elections are cancelled

Hamas demands elections in Jerusalem

Deputy Hamas leader says Palestinian people have a right to hold parliamentary elections in eastern Jerusalem.

Hamas demands elections in Jerusalem

PA pressing Israel via EU to allow elections in eastern J'lem

PA 'Foreign Minister' intends to harness the European Union to the mission of allowing the elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.

PA pressing Israel via EU to allow elections in eastern J'lem