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Jewish visits spark clashes at Jerusalem Holy Site

Brief clashes erupted on Sunday between Israeli police and Palestinians at Al Aqsa mosque over visits by Jews to the compound revered in Judaism as the site of two destroyed Biblical temples. No serious injuries were reported in what …

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Bleacher collapse in Jerusalem leaves 2 dead

At least two people were killed, including a child, and dozens were injured Sunday when a bleacher sitting people for Shavuot prayers collapsed in Jerusalem, authorities said. The incident is not connected with the ongoing fighting …

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Several injured in east Jerusalem car-ramming attack

A car-ramming attack wounded several people including four police officers in the flashpoint Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem on Sunday, police said, adding that the attacker was shot. After the "vehicle-ramming …

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Top EU diplomat calls for easing tensions in Jerusalem

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Monday called on all sides to respect the status quo of holy sites in Jerusalem. "We are deeply concerned about the recent clashes and violence, including this morning in and around Haram …

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Holy Fire delivered to North Caucasus

The Holy Fire from Jerusalem was delivered by a charter flight to the Stavropol Territory. In Stavropol, the shrine was met by representatives of dioceses, cossacks and local parishioners. North Caucasus Federal District became the …

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Jerusalem, Dubai, Barcelona look to save tourism industry

What will the world of travel look like after COVID-19? As much of the globe continues to battle a deadly virus that has all but brought tourism to a standstill, several cities have banded together in order to find technological solutions to revive the ailing industry, The Jerusalem Post writes in the article Jerusalem, Dubai, Barcelona look to travel tech to save tourism industry. Jerusalem, together with the cities of Lisbon, Barcelona, Dubai, Johannesburg and Paris, are set to launch the International Travel Tech Forum, which will promote travel tech startups and tourism innovation worldwide

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Turkey poised for reset in relations with Israel

Relations between Israel and Turkey could be on the verge of a breakthrough, with a Turkish presidential adviser confirming bilateral talks and that full diplomatic relations could be restored by March. Relations between the once close allies all but collapsed with Turkey withdrawing its ambassador in 2017, amid escalating tensions

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Holy Fire reaches Moscow

At the Vnukovo airport, a special board landed with the Holy Fire from Jerusalem. The shrine from Israel was delivered by a delegation of the Andrew the First-Called Foundation. The Holy Fire will be transferred to the Cathedral of …

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Russian ambassador in Jerusalem receives Holy Fire

For the first time in ten centuries, the Holy Fire ceremony took place behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III  passed the lit fire to the servants of the Greek Church and …

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Jerusalem terror attack: 15 Israeli troops injured

A motorist slammed his car into a group of Israeli soldiers this morning, wounding 15 before fleeing the scene, the Israeli military said.  Fifteen soldiers were injured, Jerusalem Post reported, adding that one of the injured in …

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Washington to ramp up pressure on Tehran

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States would increase economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program, making the pledge during a Middle East trip that includes visits to U.S. allies Israel and Saudi …

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