Al-Aqsa has been Abandoned by Those Who Profess the Leadership of the Muslim World
Opinion

Al-Aqsa has been Abandoned by Those Who Profess the Leadership of the Muslim World

It is said that hardship often brings out the best in the human character, yet the tragic situation at Al-Aqsa Mosque has failed to stir the moral fibers of the religious establishments in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Their cold indifference to the plight of Islam’s third holiest site is unworthy of institutions that profess to be the…

‘Day of Rage’ Aftermath: Israelis to Debate Security Alternatives as Tension Grows #Occupation
Opinion

‘Day of Rage’ Aftermath: Israelis to Debate Security Alternatives as Tension Grows #Occupation

Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank and the Old City of East Jerusalem on Saturday amid predictions of a third intifada as Palestinian shop owners held a general strike to mourn the loss of five protesters who have died from violent clashes with Israeli police in the past two days. The clashes have…

The Story Behind the Jerusalem Attack: How Trump and Netanyahu Pushed Palestinians to a Corner
Opinion

The Story Behind the Jerusalem Attack: How Trump and Netanyahu Pushed Palestinians to a Corner

Early October 2016, Misbah Abu Sbeih left his wife and five children at home and then drove to an Israeli police station in Occupied Palestinian East Jerusalem. The 39-year-old Jerusalemite was scheduled to hand himself over to serve a term of 4 months in jail for, allegedly, trumped up charges of ‘trying to hit an Israeli soldier’….

Al-Aqsa Dispute Leaves 3 Palestinians Dead #Occupation
Middle East

Al-Aqsa Dispute Leaves 3 Palestinians Dead #Occupation

Three Palestinians were shot dead and four others wounded as thousands of Palestinian worshippers clashed with security forces on a “day of rage” over Israeli control of Islam’s third-holiest site. Israel’s army said a family of three Israeli settlers were stabbed to death and a fourth was wounded in the Israeli West Bank settlement of…

Tension Between Israel, Palestinians Warns of Mideast Conflict Outbreak
Opinion

Tension Between Israel, Palestinians Warns of Mideast Conflict Outbreak

Palestinian analysts expected that the flaring tension between Israel and the Palestinians over Jerusalem warns of an outbreak of more conflict between the two sides, unless an immediate and serious pressure is exerted on them to reach a peace agreement. They warned that the ongoing crisis between the two sides over Al-Aqsa Mosque in East…