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Israel Allows Gazans to Pray at Al-Aqsa

185 Palestinian Arabs from Gaza allowed by Israeli authorities to travel to Jerusalem for Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Israel Allows Gazans to Pray at Al-Aqsa

Islamic Bloc Leader to Visit Temple Mount

OIC secretary general set to visit Abbas then Jerusalem next Monday; PA and Hamas divided over if such a move hurts or helps 'occupation.'

Islamic Bloc Head to Visit Temple Mount - Good for 'Occupation'?

Turkish PM Slams Israel Over Jerusalem

Ahmet Davutoglu says he backs Palestinian Arabs in their efforts to oppose Israeli attempts to "reduce the Islamic character" of Jerusalem.

Turkish PM: Israel 'Reducing the Islamic Character' of Jerusalem

Glick Files Complaint Against Al-Aqsa Hate Sheikh

Temple Mount activist and survivor demands police investigate Sheikh who called to 'slaughter Jews' on Temple Mount.

Glick Files Complaint Against Al-Aqsa Hate Sheikh

Palestinian Arabs Support Recent Terror Wave

An overwhelming majority of Palestinian Arabs support the recent spate of terrorist attacks against Israelis, new poll finds.

Poll: Most Palestinian Arabs Support Recent Terror Wave

PA Minister of Religion Incites with Temple Libel

After PA sharia judge says Abbas is inciting religious war, PA minister accuses Israel of 'destroying Al-Aqsa' in blatant incitement.

Watch: PA Minister of Religion Incites with Temple Libelplayer

Preacher in Al Aqsa: We Will Slaughter You Jews

Blatant incitement against Jews on Temple Mount sees preacher claim Jews are 'abominable,' with growing audience.

Preacher in Al Aqsa: We Will Slaughter You Jewsplayer

Unrestricted Access to Temple Mount to Continue

Israeli police indicate they do not plan to bar young Muslim worshippers from Friday prayers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque.

Unrestricted Arab Access to Temple Mount to Continue Friday

'Muslims Don't Understand We Don't Want Al-Aqsa'

Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi explains Al-Aqsa Mosque is outside the Temple boundaries, but Islam's focus on force prevents coexistence.

'The Muslims Don't Understand - We Don't Want Al-Aqsa'

Abbas Blames Israel for Tensions in Jerusalem

Speaking with Germany's Foreign Minister, PA Chairman blames the "escalation triggered by the Israeli government."

Abbas Blames Israel for Tensions in Jerusalem

Jordan's PM Rules Out Cancellation of Peace Treaty

Jordan’s Prime Minister, Abdullah Nsur, says the possibility of cancelling treaty with Israel is not under discussion at the moment.

Jordan's PM Slams Israel, Rules Out Cancellation of Peace Treaty

Erdogan Slams Israel Over Temple Mount

Turkish President condemns Israel for responding to Arab riots on Temple Mount, threatens Security Council action.

Erdogan Slams 'Barbaric' Israel Over Temple Mount

Police to Restrict Muslim Entry to Temple Mount

Acting on intelligence information indicating planned riots, police will not allow Arab men below age 35 to enter Temple Mount.

Police to Restrict Muslim Entry to Temple Mount

PA Asks UN to Condemn Israel's 'Provocation'

The Palestinian Authority blames Israel for unrest in Jerusalem, accuses it of "provocation and incitement".

PA Asks UN to Condemn Israel's 'Provocation'

Jordan: Israel 'Crossed a Line' on Temple Mount

Jordan’s Foreign Minister: Ambassador withdrawn from Israel because the goings on at the Al-Aqsa Mosque were “beyond the limits”.

Jordan: Israel 'Crossed a Line' on Temple Mount

Police Fold to Pressure, Open Temple Mount

Limited Temple Mount access for Muslims, none for Jews on Friday as top Sunni group denounces 'barbaric' closure to stop terrorism.

Police Fold to World Pressure for Muslim Temple Mount Access

Police Storm Temple Mount, Lock Rioters in Mosque

Large police force surprises Muslim rioters who tried unsuccessfully to prevent them from locking them in Al Aqsa.

Police Storm Temple Mount, Lock Rioters in Mosque

Hamas Vows Violence on Temple Mount Tomorrow

Despite Israel's 'gesture' letting 500 Gazans pray on holy site - where Jews forbidden to pray - Hamas calls for Muslim violence.

Hamas Vows Fight to 'Last Drop of Blood' on Temple Mount Friday

Israel Agreed to Let Gazans Pray on Temple Mount

PA unity government says Israel made concessions on travel, says it backs Abbas's charges of 'genocide.'

Israel Agreed to Let Gazans Pray on Temple Mount

Arab MKs Declare 'Temple Mount for Muslims Only'

Raam-Taal party defends MK's justification of abduction, attacks IDF 'crimes against humanity,' praises terrorist release.

Arab MKs Declare 'Temple Mount for Muslims Only'

Muslim Rioters Stone Police on Temple Mount

Twenty rioters lob stones at police following Muslim prayers, retreat to Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Muslim Rioters Stone Police on Temple Mount

PA: Israel Planning to Blow Up Al-Aqsa

Former PA minister says "Jewish extremists" are planning to fly a drone packed with explosives into the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

PA Official: Israel Planning to Blow Up Al-Aqsa

Jordan Condemns Israel Over Temple Mount

Jordan condemns Israel's deployment of troops and police at the Temple Mount, claims Israel violated international law.

Jordan Condemns Israel for Allowing Jews on Temple Mount

Islamists: Liberate Jerusalem from 'Jews Filth'

The Islamist Hizb ut-Tahrir calls upon the army of Pakistan and the Islamic nation to liberate Jerusalem from “Jewish filth”.

Islamists at Al-Aqsa: Liberate Jerusalem from 'Jews Filth'player

Pope Toured Temple Mount, Prayed at Western Wall

Muslim websites denounce visit of pope to Temple Mount to 'provoke Islam,' but visit proceeded smoothly.

Pope Toured Temple Mount, Prayed at Western Wallplayer

Hamas Tells Muslims Not to Visit Jerusalem

Hamas rejects religious edict made in Jordan allowing Muslims outside of Arab lands to visit 'occupation,' slams prospect of normalization.

Hamas Tells Muslims Not to Visit Jerusalem

Imam: Arab Legions Should Attack Jaffa and Haifa

During a conference in Milan, Italy, an imam from the Al-Aqsa Mosque called on Arab armies to invade Israel.

Al-Aqsa Imam: Arab Legions Should Attack Jaffa and Haifa

Islamic Scholars End Ban on Visit Temple Mount

As part of escalating struggle over Judaism's holiest site, Muslim leaders lift ban against visiting to bolster Muslim presence.

Islamic Scholars End Ban on Visit to Al Aqsa Mosque

Israel 'Destroying' Al-Aqsa for 'Alleged' Temple

PA officials, TV, and highest religious authority spread libel that Israel dividing Temple Mount to build 'alleged' Temple.

Israel Is 'Destroying' Al-Aqsa Mosque for 'Alleged' Templeplayer

Cleric: Israel Occupied Territory Since 1948

Kamal Al-Khatib, deputy head of the radical Islamic Movement in Israel, claims that Israel is gradually "Judaizing" Jerusalem.

Radical Cleric: Israel Has Been 'Occupied Territory' Since 1948

PA Complains to UN Over Temple Mount

PA’s observer in the UN calls on the UN Security Council to prevent Israel’s “illegal activities” at the Temple Mount.

PA Complains to UN Over Temple Mount

Kotel Rabbi: Temple Mount Violence is a Disgrace

Muslim riots on the Temple Mount are proof that they are using the compound for a political struggle, says Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch.

Kotel Rabbi: Temple Mount Violence is a Disgrace

Police to Limit Muslim Access to Temple Mount

Israeli police will limit access for Muslim men to Al-Aqsa mosque compound during Friday prayers to prevent possible clashes.

Police to Limit Muslim Access to Temple Mount on Friday

Arab League May Turn to UN Over Al-Aqsa

Arab League discusseds the possibility of filing a complaint to the Security Council over alleged “Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa compound."

Arab League Contemplates Turning to UN Over Al-Aqsa

Arab League to Discuss Al-Aqsa

PA requests an emergency session of the Arab League to discuss “recent Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa Mosque.”

Arab League to Discuss 'Israeli Attacks' on Al-Aqsa

Egypt’s FM Concerned About Debate on Temple Mount

Egypt’s Foreign Minister calls on Israel not to allow “extremists” to lead the political scene.

Egypt’s FM Concerned About Knesset Debate on Temple Mount

Al-Aqsa is a 'Red Line', Warns Sheikh

“We will not give up even one grain of Al-Aqsa, since the Jews have no connection to it,” declares head of the Supreme Muslim Council.

Al-Aqsa is a 'Red Line', Warns Sheikh

Jordanian Anger over Temple Mount Security

Jordan outraged at installation of security cameras following attacks, accuses Israel of violating Muslim religious freedom.

Jordanian Anger over Israel’s Temple Mount Security

Hamas: Israeli Earthquake Attack on Al-Aqsa

Hamas Min. of Religious Affairs warns Israel is trying to collapse Al-Aqsa Mosque with 'artificial earthquake' to build 3rd Temple.

Hamas: Israel Engineering an Earthquake Attack on Al-Aqsa

PA Sheikh: Only Solution for Jews is the Sword

Al-Aqsa sheikh blasts the Palestinian Authority for being “too soft” towards Israel, says it gave up parts of "Palestine".

PA Sheikh: Only Solution for Jews is the Sword