The Turkish president claimed Israel was trying to take the Al-Aqsa Mosque from Muslims under the guise of efforts to fight terrorism
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
Exclusive Jared Kushner Called Jordanian King at Height of Embassy Crisis With Israel and Asked Him to Help
After Netanyahu failed to reach Jordan by telephone on Sunday night, the Israeli ambassador to the U.S. approached Trump's advisor and asked him to personally intervene to resolve the crisis with the Jordanian monarchy
In his strongest statement since the Temple Mount crisis began, Turkish president also calls on world's Muslims to actively defend the mosque
Ministers Bennett, Elkin argue with Netanyahu: Calm is possible even without returning to the full status quo; Shin Bet, IDF differ with police over dismantling of cameras
As long as Israel controls the Temple Mount, the prime minister must think twice, thrice, a hundred times, before making a move in the face of that powder keg
After years of talking via intermediaries, Netanyahu and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met discreetly following the former's invitation, entering the hotel via an underground parking lot and special service elevator. UAE foreign minister made clear to Netanyahu there would be no warming of ties without progress with the Palestinians
Metal detectors 'will be replaced by advanced technological means' ■ Extra security forces to be deployed throughout Old City ■ Cabinet emphasizes: Israel intends to maintain status quo
Contingent includes guard wounded in Sunday night's attack ■ Evacuation made possible after call between Netanyahu, Jordan's king ■ All diplomats 'in good health'
In phone call, Israeli prime minister and Jordanian king discuss both the Temple Mount crisis and the killing at the Israeli Embassy in Amman ■ Abdullah to Netanyahu: 'There's a need to dismantle what caused current crisis'
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