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General view of the Dome of the Rock Mosque and the city of Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)

New calls for Jewish prayer at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) — For decades, the religious Jews who bucked a rabbinic ban and visited a contested holy site in Jerusalem where the ancient Jewish temple once stood were seen by many as a fanatic […]

12/17/2013

A damaged grave after a vandal attack is shown in the Protestant Cemetery of Mt. Zion, Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Attack on Jerusalem graves unnerves Christians

JERUSALEM (AP) — Christian leaders in Israel are up in arms over what they say is a string of relentless attacks on church properties and religious sites — most recently the desecration of a historic […]

10/09/2013

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Christians mark Jesus’ crucifixion on Good Friday

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Christians streamed through the cobblestone alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday, hoisting wooden crosses and chanting prayers to mark the crucifixion of Jesus.

03/29/2013

President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Politics clouding Obama’s coming visit to Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — A week before President Barack Obama is set to arrive in the region, Middle East politics are already casting a cloud over the visit as Israeli and Palestinian officials plan a series of events to promote their agendas.

03/13/2013

Israel police disperse Palestinians at holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli police have stormed a holy site in Jerusalem’s Old City, dispersing dozens of Palestinians who police say lobbed rocks at officers. Friday’s clash occurred at a compound containing the Dome of […]

10/05/2012

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