Earlier on Monday, 300 Palestinian protesters were injured after Israeli police fired stun grenades into the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Videos show Israeli police using tear gas and stun grenades on Palestinian protesters during the second night of violent clashes in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem Day and the Supreme Court ruling on Palestinian evictions both fall on Monday - a sign that the violent situation is only set to get worse.
Following weeks of rising tension, the clashes occurred outside the al-Aqsa mosque, a significant holy site for Muslims and Jews.
Three Israeli airlines are launching flights to the United Arab Emirates before the end of the year. Airlines are reporting high demand that’s encouraging a sooner than planned launch date for some flights. The first air link comes less than six months following a US-brokered peace deal that normalized relations […]
Many people are familiar with hummus and falafel. But Israel has a lot of other delicious foods to offer, including sabich, a popular sandwich stuffed with fried eggplant. Dessert lovers will also want to try rugelach and halva. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Israel has a diverse food scene […]
From the Mediterranean shores of Tel Aviv, Israel’s fraught geopolitical position is almost non-existent. Tourists and locals alike sip Goldstar, Israel’s ubiquitous dark lager, as the waves roll in and out. Children laugh and splash in the water. A group of teens play volleyball as the sun sets. It feels […]
It’s time to admit the truth: I’m in love with Google’s Pixel 2 smartphone camera. Admittedly, it’s easy to fall in love with. The Pixel 2 camera produces stunning, vibrant, better-than-real-life photos regularly. The building here, for instance: In reality, the building was actually darker than in this photo – […]
Documents made public this month show the State Department awarded a $US21.2 million contract for upgrades to the US embassy building in Jerusalem. Trump previously boasted that the site would cost between “$US200,000 to $US300,000.” The new US embassy in Jerusalem will cost $US21.2 million to construct – nearly $US20 […]
The US-based company, well-known for their F-35 and F-22 Raptor fighter jets, is opening up a science-focused preschool in Jerusalem. Jerusalem’s municipality said the school is part of the company’s established STEM kindergarten network called “Madakids.” Lockheed Martin has invested over $US1 billion on reciprocal procurement deals with Israel between […]
David Friedman, the US ambassador to Israel, was photographed holding an image that seemed to erase the Dome of the Rock, an Islamic holy site. In trying to clean up the political fallout, the US embassy in Jerusalem tweeted that it “supports the status quo on the Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount.” […]
After laying low for several months, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made waves in the international arena by opening the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Critics say the couple’s role in the impactful and deeply controversial move is inappropriate given their lack of diplomatic experience. “We don’t have […]
Israeli forces and Palestinians have been clashing in increasingly deadly protests along the border in Gaza while President Donald Trump’s administration has failed to promote peace. The clashes have been going on since March 30, but on Monday took a deadly turn when 58 were killed and thousands wounded. Trump’s […]
One striking image shows just how different the scenes were on Monday in Jerusalem and Gaza. The two areas are roughly 50 miles from each other, but could have been worlds apart. In Jerusalem Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner spoke at the opening of the new US embassy. While in […]
The Trump administration has officially opened the new US embassy in Jerusalem, a decision which sparked deadly protests in which dozens of people have died. A ceremony at the site of the embassy took place, at which the seal of the United States was unveiled by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, […]
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is pushing a peace deal and hyping its possible benefits as Israeli forces use lethal force against Palestinian protesters in Gaza. On Monday alone, Israeli troops killed at least 16 Palestinians, including a 14-year-old boy and a man in a wheelchair, and some 500 […]
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have arrived in Israel to open the new US embassy in Jerusalem. The US president’s daughter and son-in-law, as well as other senior administration officials, will attend the opening of the embassy later on Monday, around 4 p.m. local time. Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as […]