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Israeli court rules to allow mosque demolition in Jerusalem

Monday May 06, 2013 01:03 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies An Israeli court in Jerusalem has decided to allow the Israeli government to demolish part of a mosque, despite appeals from the mosque’s imam and several Palestinian members of the Israeli Knesset (Parliament). Palestinians trying to get access to Al Aqsa mosque (image […]

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Resheq: Demolition of women’s prayer room in Al-Fateh Mosque racist crime

[ PIC 04/05/2013 – 03:25 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Ezzat Resheq, a member of Hamas’s political bureau, condemned an Israeli court decision to demolish the women’s prayer room in Mohamed Al-Fateh mosque in Ras al-Amud neighborhood, in the town of Silwan in occupied Jerusalem. Resheq considered this decision a flagrant attack on the Islamic Endowments’ […]

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Jerusalem mosque to be partially demolished, Israeli court rules

Israeli border policemen stand guard as a Palestinian performs Friday prayer on a street in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Amud on 5 April 2013. (Photo: AFP – Ahmad Gharabli) Al Akhbar English | Thursday, May 2, 2013 An Israeli court has rejected an appeal to stop the partial demolition of a mosque in […]

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Jewish extremists call for storming al-Aqsa

[ PIC 01/05/2013 – 09:38 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage said that Jewish extremist groups have called for storming al-Aqsa mosque next Wednesday to mark the 46th anniversary of the occupation of the eastern part of the occupied city of Jerusalem. The Foundation warned against the seriousness of such […]

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Israeli settlers vandalize Palestinian mosque in West Bank

A file photo shows a mosque vandalized by Israeli settlers in the West Bank village of Jaba near Ramallah. PressTV | Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:10PM GMT Israeli settlers have vandalized a Palestinian mosque in the northern West Bank amid escalating tensions following the fatal stabbing of a settler in the area. The incident occurred […]

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AFEH warns of repeated storming of Aqsa mosque in military uniform

[ PIC 22/04/2013 – 09:33 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage (AFEH) has warned of the consequences and goals of the repeated storming of the Aqsa mosque by Israeli soldiers in uniform. It said that such programmed tours of the Aqsa by various military units point to a serious and […]

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The Islamic-Christian Commission denounces settlers’ attack on two mosques

[ PIC 07/04/2013 – 01:59 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Islamic-Christian commission for the support of Jerusalem and holy sites condemned the Israeli settlers’ attack on two Palestinian mosques in Bethlehem. The settlers sprayed hate and racist graffiti on the Salah al-Din al-Ayoubi and Bilal bin Rabah mosques in Tekoa village near Bethlehem. The commission […]

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Israeli settlers spray graffiti on Bethlehem-area mosques

Maan News Agency | Apr 7, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Settlers prayed racist graffiti on two mosques in a village near Bethlehem early Sunday, locals said. The graffiti on the Tuku village’s Bilal bin Rabah mosque included a threat that Palestinian stone-throwers would “pay the price” unless they stopped. They sprayed similar slogans on the […]

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Israeli forces assault worshipers, arrest 10 inside Aqsa

[ PIC 31/03/2013 – 10:27 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Tension prevailed in the holy Aqsa mosque in occupied Jerusalem on Sunday after Israeli occupation forces assaulted worshipers. Local sources told the PIC that the Israeli soldiers escorted 250 Jewish settlers into the holy site and engaged worshipers in fistfights. They said that the soldiers […]

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Settlers desecrate Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

[ PIC 29/03/2013 – 05:36 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Scores of Israeli settlers stormed and desecrated the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Thursday morning, guarded and accompanied by Israeli forces. Local sources said that over 90 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, and started provoking the Muslim worshipers who tried to prevent the Israelis from entering […]

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Israel closes the Ibrahimi mosque for two days

[ PIC 27/03/2013 – 09:47 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) announced that the Ibrahimi mosque in Al-Khalil would be closed before Muslim worshipers for two days starting Wednesday. Local sources said that the IOA informed the Awkaf department in the city with the decision. They said that the mosque would be […]

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Settlers enter Al-Aqsa compound, foundation says

Maan News Agency | March 25, 2013 JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — A group of settlers entered the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday and performed religious rituals under heavy Israeli guard, a local foundation said. Settlers accompanied by dozens of Israeli security forces entered the holy site early Monday, the Al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf and Heritage said. […]

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Warning of settlers’ attempt to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

[ PIC 24/03/2013 – 09:47 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A Palestinian foundation, concerned in maintenance of holy sites and monitoring the Israeli violations, warned of settlers attempts to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque through climbing the roofs of nearby buildings. Three Israelis managed to storm the compound of the mosque on Saturday evening and arrived to […]

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Dozens of Jewish settlers, conscripts storm Aqsa mosque

[ PIC 18/03/2013 – 12:08 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Dozens of Jewish settlers and female conscripts stormed the Aqsa mosque on Monday morning via the Maghareba gate. The intruders enjoyed heavy Israeli police protection as the feverish Israeli attempts to Judaize the holy city gain momentum. Eyewitnesses said that the group roamed the mosque’s […]

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The “most moral army in the world”: Israeli soldiers set fire in a mosque in al-Khalil

[ PIC 15/03/2013 – 12:53 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation soldiers targeted on Thursday afternoon the mosque of Ali ibn Abi Talib in al-Hijri area, north of Fawwar camp near al-Khalil, with gas and stun grenades, which caused the outbreak of fire inside the mosque. Firefighters from the civil defense center in the city […]

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