Netanyahu must show seriousness about the Temple Mount’s status quo, or bring in observers – Palestinian or international – to monitor the site.
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The broad deployment of police is only effective insomuch as it quickly ends violence that erupts, but it doesn't prevent it.
Two more wounded after attacked on way to Western Wall; terrorist shot dead by security forces.
Jamal Zahalka calls the summons a ‘political investigation’ led by the extreme right.
Tensions expected to rise ahead of mass Jewish ritual at Western Wall on Wednesday.
King reportedly wants to prevent Israel from using phone calls to give impression that two countries are coordinating their reaction to escalating tensions on Temple Mount.
Netanyahu also backtracks earlier support for minimum penalties, calling instead for a trial period, one-year provision.
In meeting with Israeli Arab lawmakers, Jordan's king asks if Netanyahu is trying to escalate the situation in Jerusalem.
Tensions allow Palestinian Authority to shirk responsibility, and Hamas to divert attention away from Gaza. And then there's Qatar.
Palestinian president's comment 'we won’t let them defile our holy places with their filthy feet' must be seen in context: Palestinian security forces apparatus working to crack down on riots and demonstrations in Bethlehem and Jerusalem.