Tag: Jerusalem

Politics foil replacing hazardous bridge to Jerusalem site

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JERUSALEM — A rickety bridge allowing access to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site is at risk of collapse, according to experts. But the flashpoint...

Biden hosts Jordan’s king amid tough choices in Mideast

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to host King Abdullah II of Jordan during one of the most difficult moments of the Jordanian...

Israeli PM: No change to ban on Jewish prayer at mosque

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JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is not changing the norms at a contested site in Jerusalem to allow Jewish prayer there, his...

Hundreds of Jews visit contested holy site in Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM — Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims visited a contested Jerusalem holy site under heavy police guard on Sunday, shortly after Muslim worshippers briefly clashed...

UAE inaugurates embassy in Israel in downtown Tel Aviv

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JERUSALEM — The United Arab Emirates formally opened its embassy in Israel on Wednesday, inaugurating its diplomatic offices in Tel Aviv less than a...

Israel freezes funds it says aid attackers’ families

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JERUSALEM — Israel's Security Cabinet on Sunday froze nearly $200 million in tax transfers to the Palestinians that it said represented the amount of...

Jordan, Israel agree to water deal, more West Bank trade

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AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan reached an agreement Thursday to purchase an additional 50 million cubic meters of water from Israel and to increase its...

Israel blocks law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

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JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament early on Tuesday failed to renew a law that bars Arab citizens from extending citizenship or residency rights to spouses...

Norway fund excludes companies operating in West Bank

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Norway’s largest pension fund said it has divested itself of 16 companies that operate in Israeli settlements in the occupied West...

Israel looks to renew law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

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JERUSALEM — Israel's parliament is set to vote Monday on whether to renew a temporary law first enacted in 2003 that bars Arab citizens...