Tag Archive for Old City of Jerusalem

Palestinian terrorist shot dead during knife attack in Jerusalem’s Old City

UPDATED with Police CC VIDEO: A 19 yr-old border policeman was moderately wounded by a Palestinian terrorist Monday evening near the Lions’ Gate to the Old City of Jerusalem.
– The assailant, neutralized by the police, succumbed to his wounds.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

An Arab man attempted to stab a border police officer in a suspected terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem Monday night. The attack took place near the Lions Gate.

One officer was moderately wounded in the attack.

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Israeli Cop Stabbed in Jerusalem Knife Attack – Terrorists Neutralized

40 yr-old policeman lightly stabbed when two young Palestinians rushed a Police unit at entrance to Old City of Jerusalem; quick reaction left one terrorist shot dead, the other severely wounded.
– WATCH CCTV of attack.

By Yael Freidson, Yishay Porat

 

A 40-year-old policeman was stabbed by two Palestinians in the Old City of Jerusalem Thursday evening.

One of the attackers was shot and killed by security forces, while the other was severely wounded and evacuated to a hospital.

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Israeli Court rules Greek Orthodox Church must honor lease with Israeli Jews

Ending a 14 yr-long battle, Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that the Greek Orthodox Church must honor its 99 year lease of 3 prime Old City properties in Jerusalem it signed with an Israeli Jewish Organization.

By David Lazarus

 

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that the Greek Orthodox Church must honor the lease of its properties to Ateret Cohanim, an Israeli Jewish organization committed to creating a Jewish majority in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Outside the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

The prime church properties inside the popular Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City were leased for 99 years in 2004 to Ateret Cohanim, also known as the Crown of Jerusalem

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, which owns the properties, fought the decision in court claiming that their finance director at the time was bribed by the Israelis into making the lease transaction. Continue Reading »

Turkey assists Palestinian-Jordanian maneuvers to control ‘East Jerusalem’

ANALYSIS: Saudi Arabia, Marocco and Erdogan’s Islamist regime in Turkey are strategically interfering in Israel’s internal affairs by funding & inciting Arab activists, and it’s no coincidence that the Wakf & Palestinians are now taking steps to control the Temple Mount, just as Trump’s special advisor has begun to advance the ‘Deal of the Century.’

By Yochanan Visser

 

Once again Palestinian Arab Muslims, backed by foreign actors, try to stir up unrest over the Temple Mount where they have built numerous unauthorized buildings and mosques.

Last Friday, thousands of Arab Muslims chanting “Allah Hu Akbar broke the status quo on the Temple Mount again when they entered an area known as the Golden Gate or Bab al-Rahma (Gate of Mercy) in Arabic. Continue Reading »

Palestinians proclaim ‘victory’ after opening Temple Mount’s Golden Gate

The Old City’s The Gate of Mercy, (or Shaar HaRachamim in Hebrew), also called the Golden Gate, was sealed off by Suleiman the Magnificent in 1541, to prevent the Jewish Messiah, or the Anointed One, Elijah, from passing through, but last week a group of Arab worshipers removed an iron gate that was placed by the Israel Police in 2003 to prevent political activists from entering the Holy site.

BY KHALED ABU TOAMEH

 

Palestinians declared victory over the weekend after reopening a site on the Temple Mount that had been closed by Israel in 2003.

Thousands of Palestinians, chanting “Allahu Akbar!” Continue Reading »

Palestinian Security rounds up dozens, arrest 44 Arabs for selling property to Jews

Mahmoud Abbas’ security forces reported in a rare statement that they have arrested 44 Palestinians suspected of involvement in alleged real estate transactions of “transferring ownership over [Islamic] land to the occupation” and ‘urged’ others not to sell lands or homes in the West Bank and eastern side of Jerusalem to Jews.

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

 

The Palestinian Authority announced on Sunday that its security forces have thwarted attempts by Palestinians to sell lands and houses in the West Bank and east Jerusalem to Jewish buyers, and the PA’s Preventive Security Service said in a rare statement that it has arrested 44 Palestinians suspected of involvement in the alleged real estate transactions. Continue Reading »