BREAKING NEWS

Jerusalem

News

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

News

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.

News

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.

News

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.

News

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.

Culture

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…

Nocomment

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’.

Nocomment

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.

News

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

News

Gunshots, grenades and anger in Jerusalem

Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian they said tried to stab an officer near Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, the latest in a spate of street attacks in the occupied territories.

Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian they said tried to stab an officer near Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, the latest in a spate of street attacks in the occupied territories.

News

Bethlehem: Christmas in the birthplace of Christianity

Bethlehem, the birthplace of Christianity, prepares to celebrate Christmas, despite the recent wave of deadly violence in the region.

Bethlehem, the birthplace of Christianity, prepares to celebrate Christmas, despite the recent wave of deadly violence in the region.

News

Fatal attack in Jerusalem at the Jaffa Gate

There was a fatal attack in Jerusalem when two Palestinians went on a stabbing spree outside the Jaffa gate, one of the main entrances to the Old

There was a fatal attack in Jerusalem when two Palestinians went on a stabbing spree outside the Jaffa gate, one of the main entrances to the Old

Nocomment

Tension and panic in Jerusalem after 'scissor attack on Israeli'

This was the tension in Jerusalem after what Israeli police said was an attempt by two Palestinian women to stab an Israeli pedestrian with scissors

This was the tension in Jerusalem after what Israeli police said was an attempt by two Palestinian women to stab an Israeli pedestrian with scissors

News

Mideast: the personal and the political

Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a 24-year-old Palestinian shot dead in the West Bank. Odai Masalma was killed after he attacked an

Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a 24-year-old Palestinian shot dead in the West Bank. Odai Masalma was killed after he attacked an

News

Israeli-Palestinian unrest and violence multiply

A terror crisis holds Jerusalem, the West Bank and central Israel in its grip, people not knowing where or when the next attack will happen. A man

A terror crisis holds Jerusalem, the West Bank and central Israel in its grip, people not knowing where or when the next attack will happen. A man

News

Three Israelis killed in Jerusalem in day of violence

The moment a Palestinian rammed his car into a bus stop in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish area of Jerusalem was caught on video from a security camera

The moment a Palestinian rammed his car into a bus stop in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish area of Jerusalem was caught on video from a security camera

News

Palestinian 'knife rebellion' in Israeli-occupied West Bank

The recent storm of violence in Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank began on this road between the Jewish settlements of Itamar and Elon

The recent storm of violence in Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank began on this road between the Jewish settlements of Itamar and Elon

News

Clashes in West Bank on "Day of Rage"

In the West Bank clashes erupted after the string of attacks in Jerusalem. In Hebron Israeli security forces responded with rubber bullets to break

In the West Bank clashes erupted after the string of attacks in Jerusalem. In Hebron Israeli security forces responded with rubber bullets to break

News

Palestinian knife attacker shot dead by Israeli forces

Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian in Jerusalem on Monday (October 12). The man had reportedly attacked an Israeli border police officer

Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian in Jerusalem on Monday (October 12). The man had reportedly attacked an Israeli border police officer

News

More unrest in Jerusalem and the West Bank

The situation remains tense in east Jerusalem and the West Bank where more people have been injured in outbreaks of unrest. A man and woman are in

The situation remains tense in east Jerusalem and the West Bank where more people have been injured in outbreaks of unrest. A man and woman are in

News

Israeli army shoots two Palestinian teenagers dead

Tension is mounting in Jerusalem and the West Bank as clashes continue between Palestinians and the Israeli army. Violence at the weekend cost the

Tension is mounting in Jerusalem and the West Bank as clashes continue between Palestinians and the Israeli army. Violence at the weekend cost the