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US plays down embassy relocation plans in Israel

During the US presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s team spoke often about moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but since taking office the contentious issue appears to have bee

During the US presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s team spoke often about moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but since taking office the contentious issue appears to have bee

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Israel buries four soldiers killed in deadly truck attack

Funerals have been held for four Israeli soldiers killed in Jerusalem after a Palestinian driver ploughed his truck into them.

Funerals have been held for four Israeli soldiers killed in Jerusalem after a Palestinian driver ploughed his truck into them.

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Israeli special forces dismantle funeral tent of truck attacker

Israeli special forces have dismantled the funeral tent of Fadi Qunbar, the man accused of being behind Sunday’s deadly truck attack in which four Israeli soldiers were…

Israeli special forces have dismantled the funeral tent of Fadi Qunbar, the man accused of being behind Sunday’s deadly truck attack in which four Israeli soldiers were…

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Jerusalem truck attack - the latest

four dead, (three women, one man), 13 wounded driver shot dead truck slammed into soldiers near Armon Hanatziv Promenade a deliberate attack, say police attacker identified as a 28-year-old from

four dead, (three women, one man), 13 wounded driver shot dead truck slammed into soldiers near Armon Hanatziv Promenade a deliberate attack, say police attacker identified as a 28-year-old from

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Jerusalem council axes new building permits after Netanyahu intervention

Plans for hundreds of new homes for Jews in mainly Arab East Jerusalem have been dropped by the city council on the personal request of the Israeli prime minister.

Plans for hundreds of new homes for Jews in mainly Arab East Jerusalem have been dropped by the city council on the personal request of the Israeli prime minister.

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Christmas preparations in Jerusalem

Jerusalem kicked off the Christmas season and festivities with a ‘Santa’ on a camel distributing Christmas trees to residents in the old city.

Jerusalem kicked off the Christmas season and festivities with a ‘Santa’ on a camel distributing Christmas trees to residents in the old city.

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Original rock of tomb of Jesus revealed

In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team has peeled away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an effort to reach what it believes is the origi

In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team has peeled away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an effort to reach what it believes is the origi

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UNESCO passes controversial Jerusalem resolution

The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.

The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.

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UNESCO moves to calm tensions with Israel

The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.

The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.

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Israel angered by UNESCO decision on holy site

UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem, a move which has angered Israel.

UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem, a move which has angered Israel.

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Palestinian gunman kills two in Jerusalem

A Palestinian gunman who fired from a car has killed a pedestrian and a police officer in Jerusalem, Israeli police said.

A Palestinian gunman who fired from a car has killed a pedestrian and a police officer in Jerusalem, Israeli police said.

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Disturbing the peace in the Middle East

An Israeli documentary called “Disturbing the Peace” has been following groups of Palestinian and Israeli peace activists as they attempt to find what many assume is impossible in the Middle East…

An Israeli documentary called “Disturbing the Peace” has been following groups of Palestinian and Israeli peace activists as they attempt to find what many assume is impossible in the Middle East…

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Jerusalem's festival of light

Jerusalem’s Old City is bathed in light as visitors attend ‘Light Festival Jerusalem’.

Jerusalem’s Old City is bathed in light as visitors attend ‘Light Festival Jerusalem’.

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Orthodox Easter: Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem

Clerics and followers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Clerics and followers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Jerusalem fears return of dark days of bombings

After a period when Jerusalem commuters were again at ease with public transport that had been targeted in suicide attacks in the past, people went

After a period when Jerusalem commuters were again at ease with public transport that had been targeted in suicide attacks in the past, people went