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The site is exclusively administered by the Jordanian-controlled, while Israel maintains security control around the perimeter. (AFP)
July 25, 2017 - 15:20 GMT
Israel's installation of metal detectors and cameras brought tensions to a fever pitch between Israel and the greater Muslim community.
A statement said the return of the staffers, led by Ambassador Einat Schlein, was facilitated by “close cooperation” between Israel and Jordan. (AFP)
July 25, 2017 - 14:37 GMT
An Israeli embassy guard who killed two Jordanians causing a diplomatic crisis with Amman, has returned home without being questioned.
The soldiers were killed on November 4th when their vehicles came under fire as they attempted to enter the base. (YouTube)
July 25, 2017 - 08:41 GMT
Video footage has been released of al-Jafer incident which left three US soldiers dead in al-Jafer military base back in November 2016.
Ayesha (not her real name), a new mother from Syria, waits by one of her twins in Neo-Natal care unit in the MSF Mother And Child Hospital in Irbid, Jordan.
July 24, 2017 - 13:07 GMT
Médecins Sans Frontières runs a maternity hospital in Irbid, North Jordan, where thousands of Syrian
The popular sports channels BeIN Sports, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network, was temporarily unblocked in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2017 - 11:46 GMT
A technical glitch apparently caused a number of Qatari websites and television channels to be unblocked in Saudi Arabia.
Imam Tawhidi is a controversial figure, yet his message of reform and peace has resonated with many. (Pic: Twitter @Imamofpeace)
July 24, 2017 - 09:48 GMT
We spoke to the controversial Imam of Peace.
A Jordanian was killed, and another was injured along with an Israeli man on Sunday in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)
July 24, 2017 - 09:45 GMT
The shooting incident took place on Sunday at the Israeli embassy in Jordan
A general view of the Arab League Summit. (AFP)
July 23, 2017 - 16:39 GMT
The Arab League has called an emergency meeting of the Arab foreign ministers on Wednesday to discuss Israeli violations against Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Palestinian youths run from the path of an Israeli army bulldozer during clashes in the village of Koubar, west of Ramallah, on July 22, 2017, as Israeli forces try to close the roads leading to the village. (AFP/ Abbas Momani)
July 23, 2017 - 08:19 GMT
Two Palestinians have been killed after clashes with Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank.
Syrian rebel fighters from the Faylaq al-Rahman brigade carry their homemade 12.7mm sniper rifle in Ain Tarma, in the eastern Ghouta area, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus, on July 20, 2017 (Abdulmonam Eassa/AFP
July 23, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Russia agreed on a new de-escalation zone on Saturday as the Syrian army announced a ceasefire in several areas of the province near capital Damascus
Mahmoud Abbas announced the freezing of contacts between Ramallah and Israel on Friday (AFP)
July 22, 2017 - 07:01 GMT
All contact will end until Israel removes the metal detectors from the entrance to the Aqsa mosque compound, PA President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday.
Illustrative photo of a Palestinian protester arguing with Israeli police during clashes in East Jerusalem (Ahmad Gharabli/ AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 15:07 GMT
A Palestinian died after being shot in the head in an east Jerusalem neighbourhood near the Old City on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said, as clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters.
A Hezbollah militant looks through his binoculars in Umm Khorj in the Lebanese eastern mountain range close to the Syrian border. (Sam Skaine/AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
Hezbollah have launched a major offensive against Syrian rebels on both sides of the Lebanon border, in an operation that aims at giving pro-Assad's regime forces full control of the frontier region.
Israeli forces stand guard as Palestinian Muslim worshippers, who refuse to enter Al-Aqsa mosque compound due to newly-implemented security measures by Israeli authorities. (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 11:12 GMT
Israeli police Friday restricted entry of Muslim worshipers to Jerusalem’s Old City and flashpoint the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Hezbollah militant near Israel border. (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 09:35 GMT
US lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday to strengthen sanctions against the Hezbollah extremist group.
The decision is also likely to be welcomed gladly by Putin and the Russians, with Putin having declared the program illegal back in 2015. (AFP)
July 20, 2017 - 14:48 GMT
Trump administration ends covert CIA policy program of backing rebel forces in Syria, singling a desire to work more closely with Russia.