Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Two Israeli policemen shot dead, gunmen killed

JERUSALEM: Three Arab-Israeli gunmen shot dead two Israeli policemen near one of Jerusalem’s most holy places on Friday, and were then killed by security forces, police said. It was one of the most serious attacks so close to the volatile holy site, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and ...

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Israelis outraged by UNESCO decision on Hebron holy site

JERUSALEM: The U.N. cultural agency declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its ancient shrine. The move was the latest ...

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UK students on hunger strike in support of Palestinians

LONDON: A group of students in the UK have launched a hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. Activists at the University of Manchester said the strike, which began on Thursday, would last for at least one week. More than 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners, led by senior ...

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