The sainthood of Mariam Baouardy and Mary Alphonsine Danil Ghattas is something for which 'not only Christians but also Muslims and Jews can be happy,' says senior Catholic official.
In recent years, the parade has been characterized by numerous acts of racism and violence against Arabs.
A toddler was killed when a blaze erupted in a home in the Silwan neighborhood.
The Al-Quds cinema first opened in the early 1950s but shuttered following first intifada.
State Department: 'This is a disappointing development as the new Israeli government has been announced – and we are concerned about it.'
The plan caused a diplomatic crisis in 2010, when it was announced while U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was visiting Israel.
Neolithic fertility goddess figure found in rescue dig could change thinking about ancient cultures.
Residents of the Palestinian Silwan neighborhood said some 20 Jewish youths moved in the middle of the night while the family living there was away.
Ofer Nimrodi, accused of bribing attorney Ronel Fisher, has had many other brushes with the law - including two prison terms; he was released to house arrest.
Yehuda Glick, formerly banned from the site and now allowed to visit under certain conditions, slammed the ruling for being 'disproportionate.'