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Five arrested:

Clashes at Damascus Gate before Flag March

Young Jews clashed with activists from the left-wing movements 'Standing Together' and the Humanitarian Guard and journalists who came to cover the march. Five were arrested for investigation.

Clashes at Damascus Gate before Flag March

Jerusalem Arab teen caught with knife taped to his body

The terrorist was arrested by Border Police officers in the Old City, who arrested him on suspicions of attempting to commit a stabbing attack.

Jerusalem Arab teen caught with knife taped to his body

Minor attacked at Damascus Gate by two Arabs

Honenu: "There are other violent people who are watching the enforcement forces and are waiting to see what will be done with them."

Minor attacked at Damascus Gate by two Arabs

Terrorist who stabbed officer in Jerusalem sentenced to 20 years

Nadir Dar Ahmad attacked a group of Border Police officers at the Damascus Gate.

Terrorist who stabbed officer in Jerusalem sentenced to 20 years

Teenage activist sues police:

'Arrested for waving Israel's flag in Israel's capital'

Teenage media personality Yedidya Epstein is suing the police for his arrest and treatment after a protest at Damascus Gate.

'Arrested for waving Israel's flag in Israel's capital'

Terrorist who attempted to stab 2 Jews given 8 years in prison

Judge derided for 'light' punishment for terrorist who attempted to murder 2 Jews in Jerusalem on grounds it was his first offence.

Terrorist who attempted to stab 2 Jews given 8 years in prison

Netanyahu, Ben-Gvir clash over security issue

PM, National Security Minister argue over right-wing march at Damascus Gate after security officials warn it could inflame tensions.

Netanyahu, Ben-Gvir clash over security issue

Life imprisonment for terrorist who planned murder of officer

Bilal Abu Zid planned the 2016 murder of Hadar Cohen but was not present so he can 'stay alive and kill Jews'.

Life imprisonment for terrorist who planned murder of officer

Yom Yerushalayim:

MK Miri Regev attacked by stone-thrower near Damascus Gate

Bodyguard was hit, taken to hospital for treatment. Regev: "We're not afraid of stones or threats."

MK Miri Regev attacked by stone-thrower near Damascus Gate

Flag March:

Footage shows police officer punching marcher

March diverted to Jaffa Gate by police but violent confrontations still resulted. Watch:

Footage shows police officer punching marcher

MK Itamar Ben Gvir sets up office outside Old City walls

Barred from approaching Jerusalem's Damascus Gate, Ben Gvir reaches Tzahal Square just yards away and vows to remain overnight.

MK Itamar Ben Gvir sets up office outside Old City walls

Yair Lapid: Ben Gvir is a provocateur, not a nationalist

"Going ahead with the Flag March is dangerous and irresponsible," says Foreign Minister.

Yair Lapid: Ben Gvir is a provocateur, not a nationalist

Flag March

Hundreds of marchers attempt to bypass police blockades

"Ben Gvir won't reach Damascus Gate," insist police. Ben Gvir responds: "Shameful decision but I will comply."

Hundreds of marchers attempt to bypass police blockades

Ben Gvir in Jerusalem

'I'm going to Damascus Gate'

Just minutes away from the Old City walls, MK Ben Gvir insists his parliamentary immunity grants him complete freedom of movement.

'I'm going to Damascus Gate'

Flag March

Ben Gvir defiant: 'I won't take orders from Bennett'

PM Bennett forbade Religious Zionist MK from approaching Damascus Gate. Ben Gvir responds: "Bennett is dividing Jerusalem."

Ben Gvir defiant: 'I won't take orders from Bennett'

PM Bennett won't allow MK to participate in Old City march

PM Bennett bans MK Itamar Ben Gvir from reaching Damascus Gate, participating in scheduled march.

PM Bennett won't allow MK to participate in Old City march

Police cancel Old City parade after closing Temple Mt. to Jews

Organizers refused an offer for an alternate route for the annual event, citing safety risks to participants.

Police cancel Old City parade after closing Temple Mt. to Jews

Watch: Arab teens chant Hamas slogans, clash with police

Dozens of radicalized Arabs teens gathered outside Damascus Gate to chant anti-Semitic slogans and provoke police.

Watch: Arab teens chant Hamas slogans, clash with police

Six rioters arrested

Another night of riots at Damascus Gate

Dozens of rioters confront police officers at Damascus Gate, throw bottles and rocks at the officers.

Another night of riots at Damascus Gate

One day after Lapid's visit

Riots and arrests at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Arabs riot at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. Police forces disperse them.

Riots and arrests at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

4 policemen hurt in Damascus Gate riot

Rioters throw stones, bottles at police at gate to Jerusalem's Old City.

4 policemen hurt in Damascus Gate riot

28 months for pouring boiling coffee on Jewish passer-by

Attack was uploaded onto TikTok and viewed countless times.

28 months for pouring boiling coffee on Jewish passer-by

Stabbing attack near Damascus Gate

Arab approached two Jews walking in Jewish residential area, drew out a knife & attempted to stab them. Police apprehended suspect.

Stabbing attack near Damascus Gate

Case closed against officers who shot Damascus Gate terrorist

Insistent to the last that regulations demanded opening an investigation, State Prosecutor closes case due to lack of culpability.

Case closed against officers who shot Damascus Gate terrorist

'Our children protected the State - and were interrogated'

Following interrogation, father of Border Police officer says he's 'not certain' he'd send another child to combat unit.

'Our children protected the State - and were interrogated'

Case to be closed against officers who shot & killed terrorist

Police Chief to grant award to officers for exemplary action.

Case to be closed against officers who shot & killed terrorist

Weapons reissued to officers who eliminated terrorist

"You acted exactly as expected," said Border Police chief. Meanwhile, Commissioner insists: "No escalation; these were isolated incidents."

Weapons reissued to officers who eliminated terrorist

Victim of terror attack speaks up

‘Suddenly a terrorist was chasing me. He wanted to murder me, he tried every place on my body,’ victim Avraham Elmaliah recalls.

Victim of terror attack speaks up

Border Police officers who eliminated terrorist are interrogated

‘Experience has taught us that we must fully neutralize a terrorist,’ Israel Police Commissioner says, praising the officers.

Border Police officers who eliminated terrorist are interrogated

Watch: Stabbing attack in Jerusalem leaves one injured

Paramedics evacuate one victim in moderate to severe condition, terrorist eliminated.

Watch: Stabbing attack in Jerusalem leaves one injured

'We won't let Mansour Abbas take our sovereignty in Jerusalem'

Religious Zionism party MKs tour site of yesterday's Arab riots near Damascus Gate, blame government's reliance on Ra'am party.

'We won't let Mansour Abbas take our sovereignty in Jerusalem'

Mother of slain Border Police officer joins police force

Hadas Malka was killed four years ago by a terrorist at the Damascus Gate. Now her mother, Geula, is closing the circle.

Mother of slain Border Police officer joins police force

Arabs throw potatoes and rocks at Jewish man in Jerusalem

Arabs attack haredi man at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, throwing rocks and vegetables at him and injuring him.

Arabs throw potatoes and rocks at Jewish man in Jerusalem

Ben Gvir to arrive at Damascus Gate despite police ban

MK Ben Gvir will not march in Jerusalem but rather will issue a scathing statement criticizing Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai.

Ben Gvir to arrive at Damascus Gate despite police ban

Watch: Arabs attack Jew in Jerusalem - and run off

Arab passersby join attacker, kicking Jewish victim after he falls to the ground.

Watch: Arabs attack Jew in Jerusalem - and run off

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

Arabs clash with police in Jerusalem

Arabs throw rocks, objects, at police officers near Jerusalem's Old City, and firebombs and fireworks at Jewish neighborhood.

Arabs clash with police in Jerusalem

Arab arrested for pouring hot coffee on Jew at Damascus Gate

Border Police arrest man after he was filmed pouring boiling coffee on face of Jew at entrance to Old City of Jerusalem.

Arab arrested for pouring hot coffee on Jew at Damascus Gate

Stabbing attempt foiled in Jerusalem

Jerusalem stabbing suspect drew knife at inspection post, investigation shows.

Stabbing attempt foiled in Jerusalem

Stabbing Victim:

'We'll keep using Damascus Gate, we won't be afraid'

Gavriel Lavi, who was seriously wounded in stabbing attack in Old City two weeks ago, released from the hospital.

'We'll keep using Damascus Gate, we won't be afraid'

Condition of Jerusalem stabbing victim improves

Gavriel Lavi, who was seriously wounded in stabbing attack near Damascus Gate, breathing on his own, transferred to regular ward.

Condition of Jerusalem stabbing victim improves

'Incredible progress, a real miracle'

Improvement in condition of Gavriel Lavi, who was seriously wounded in stabbing attack in Jerusalem last Friday.

'Incredible progress, a real miracle'

Arabs who ignored stabbing attack in Jerusalem arrested

Police arrest 5 who saw attack on Gabriel Lavi near Damascus Gate but did nothing. Court frees them.

Arabs who ignored stabbing attack in Jerusalem arrested

Attacker's mother praises: He was butcher, knew how to slaughter

Mother praises how son wielded knife to attack policemen, explaining he was a butcher.

Attacker's mother praises: He was butcher, knew how to slaughter

State to appeal release of accessories in Damascus Gate attack

State prosecutor will appeal decision to release two Arabs convicted of transporting terrorists who murdered border policewoman Hadas Malka.

State to appeal release of accessories in Damascus Gate attack

Terrorist who stabbed police officers receives 35-year sentence

Ayman Kurd, who stabbed police officers two years ago, receives prison sentence for two counts of attempted murder.

Terrorist who stabbed police officers receives 35-year sentence

'She stepped out of the taxi - and drew her knife'

Female terrorist who wounded two near Jerusalem's Old City is indicted by Jerusalem court.

'She stepped out of the taxi - and drew her knife'

Watch: IDF destroys house of terrorist who murdered Hadas Malka

The Border Police sergeant was murdered at the Damascus Gate in June.

Watch: IDF destroys house of terrorist who murdered Hadas Malka

IDF getting ready to destroy house of Damascus Gate terrorist

Forces last night made preparations for demolition of house of one of the terrorists in attack during which Hadas Malka murdered.

IDF getting ready to destroy house of Damascus Gate terrorist

Bus brings Palestinian Arabs to Jerusalem's Old City

Israeli authorities allow bus of PA women and children to enter Jerusalem, allowing passengers to pray at Temple Mount.

Bus brings Palestinian Arabs to Jerusalem's Old City

Border Policewoman murdered in Jerusalem terror attack

23-year-old Border Police officer killed in combined shooting and stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Border Policewoman murdered in Jerusalem terror attack

Attempted terror attack in Jerusalem

16-year old female terrorist attacked Jews at entrance to Old City of Jerusalem.

Attempted terror attack in Jerusalem

'Suddenly the terrorist ambushed me with a knife'

Border Police officer tells of chase, terrorist's ambush.

'Suddenly the terrorist ambushed me with a knife'

Terrorist stabs three Israelis in Jerusalem

Terrorist attacker stabs two yeshiva boys and policeman in Jerusalem's Old City, is eliminated by Border Police..

Terrorist stabs three Israelis in Jerusalem

Attempted stabbing attack thwarted in Jerusalem

Female terrorist shot dead while attempting to stab police officers. No injuries reported.

Attempted stabbing attack thwarted in Jerusalem

2 teenage terrorists get 11 years for attempted murder

Two teenage terrorists who stabbed an Israeli teenager were sentenced to 11 years in prison for stabbing a Jewish teenager by Damascus Gate.

2 teenage terrorists get 11 years for attempted murder

Watch: Jordanian terrorist brandishes knife - and is eliminated

Footage from attempted terror attack in Old City on Friday.

Watch: Jordanian terrorist brandishes knife - and is eliminated

Jordan condemns Israel for killing terrorist

Jordan condemns "barbaric act" of Israel killing a Jordanian who tried to carry out a stabbing attack in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Jordan condemns Israel for killing terrorist

Haredi youth: 'Arab cop helped my attacker'

Israel Itah tells Arutz Sheva about beating he suffered near Damascus Gate, which Arab police officer stopped by helping attacker flee.

Haredi youth: 'Arab cop helped my attacker'

Paratroopers ordered to hide in Jerusalem

Paratrooper recruits told on police orders to close bus curtains at Damascus Gate en route to Kotel ceremony; 'did we liberate Jerusalem?'

Paratroopers ordered to hide in Jerusalem