Har HaBayis


Special Police Unit Created for Har HaBayis

One of the lessons learned from the recent trouble at Har HaBayis was that there needs to be a special police unit dedicated to keeping order at the sensitive site.…

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PA Arrests Palestinian for Hospitality to MK Glick

A resident of Chevron was arrested by Palestinian security officers for the “crime” of having hosted MK Yehuda Glick (Likud) at his home to celebrate Eid al-Adha, a Muslim holiday,…

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Few MKs Take Advantage of Har HaBayis Visit Permits

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday lifted his ban on allowing MKs and ministers to visit Har HaBayis, but the vast majority of officials who advocate allowing Jews to visit…

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Police: We Will Get to All Har HaBayis Rioters

Israel over the past week has arrested 72 Arab residents of Yerushalayim for their role in rioting over the past weeks, as Arabs demanded that Israel remove security measures from…

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Waqf Says Israel Didn’t Harm Historical Items

The Waqf, the authority which administers Muslim holy sites on Har HaBayis, cleared Israel of any suspicion it caused damage to the mosque or valuable historical items during the two…

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King Abdullah to Give Waqf $1.4 Million

Jordan’s King Abdullah II has decided to donate 1 million Jordanian dinars ($1.4 million) to the Waqf, the Islamic authority that administers the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Har HaBayis, according…

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Despite Fears of Unrest, Calm Prevails in Yerushalayim

Despite predictions of heavy rioting, Yerushalayim remained calm Friday afternoon, as some 10,000 Arabs entered the Har Habayis compound to visit the Al Aqsa mosque. Police in the morning had allowed…

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Police Clear Out Mosque, Prepare for New Riots

Police in Yerushalayim were on alert again Friday, as mass riots were expected in the area of Har HaBayis. On Thursday night, police entered the compound and evacuated several hundred…

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