JERUSALEM: Protests and Anger as Fortress like Security Surrounds Al-Aqsa Mosque
Middle East

JERUSALEM: Protests and Anger as Fortress like Security Surrounds Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli authorities have reopened the Noble Sanctuary upon which the al-Aqsa Mosque is situated after closing the area to worshippers and pilgrims for the first time in two decades. The closure came after two Israeli policemen were killed by three Arab-Israeli citizens. The three Arab-Israelis were subsequently shot dead. The reopening of the Noble Sanctuary…

Abraham, Izzy and Bibi
Opinion

Abraham, Izzy and Bibi

The whole thing could have been a huge practical joke, if it had not been real. All of Israel was taken in. Left, right and center. All the newspapers and TV networks, without exception. There it was: UNESCO has declared that the Cave of Machpelah in Hebron is a Palestinian heritage site. I admit that…