Jordan, in its historic role as the guardian of holy Muslim sites in Jerusalem, will not allow any harm to come to Al-Aqsa Mosque, says the king.
Jerusalem Old City
The ceremony has been conducted annually for the past 15 years, but it began as a semi-underground event in which an animal was sacrificed a few days before Passover.
Waqf officials say Israeli archaeologists tried to remove stones from the complex, violating status quo.
Yehudah Glick petitions the High Court for immediate repeal of prohibition, says considerations for ban are not security-oriented but political.
As U.S. mulls moving embassy, EU urged to stop 'passive policy' on Israeli actions in East Jerusalem, hold meetings with Israelis only in Tel Aviv.
Following the attack, large police forces entered the neighborhood and raided the assailant's home.
Orthodox high school girls leave school to shout down Women of the Wall during prayer services at Jerusalem's Western Wall; Police separate groups, restricting confrontations to verbal attacks.
Israel opposed letting a private group run the sensitive archaeological park next to the Western Wall, but the attorney general let Elad get a foothold anyway.
Despite his speech's warm reception by many Democrats, Israel's left and the international community, Kerry's collection of final status orthodoxies was underwhelming.
State given 30 days to explain why women can’t bring Torah scrolls to Jewish holy site.