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.
Two Jordanians were killed near the Israeli embassy in Amman on Sunday (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)
July 24, 2017 - 15:51 GMT
Two Jordanians were killed in the incident on Sunday night.
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.
Palestinian demonstrators attempt the block the road ahead of Israeli police cars outside Lions' Gate, a main entrance to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, on July 22, 2017 (AFP)
July 23, 2017 - 18:50 GMT
Videos and photographs taken by ordinary individuals have dominated the social media coverage of events at Al-Aqsa
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.
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.
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.
Jordanian-Palestinian soprano Zeina Barhoum. (Zeina Barhoum)
July 20, 2017 - 12:53 GMT
The Arab world's first ever opera festival began on an auspicious note last night when Jordanian-Palestinian soprano Zeina Barhoum's "La Traviata" made magic.
A soldier in the UN-controlled buffer zone on the island of Cyprus. (AFP)
July 20, 2017 - 09:16 GMT
On this, the anniversary of Turkey's invasion of Cyprus, we look at some cases of military occupation around the world often forgotten about in international media.
Henriette Kara was allegedly murdered by her father over her relationship with a Muslim (Facebook)
July 19, 2017 - 13:51 GMT
The "honor killing" of a young Arab-Israeli Christian woman has received considerable media attention worldwide.
Israeli border guards detain a protester during a demonstration outside the Lions Gate in Jerusalem's Old City on July 17, 2017. (AFP/ Ahmad Gharabli)
July 19, 2017 - 10:25 GMT
Fresh clashes were expected in Jerusalem on Wednesday, after Palestinian authorities called for a "Day of Rage" following the introduction of heightened security checks for Muslims at a holy site.
Palestinians worship outside al-Aqsa compound in protest against security measures (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
July 17, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Israel reopened the ultra-sensitive holy site Sunday closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter.
Palestinian women chant slogans outside the Lion's Gate, a main entrance to Al-Aqsa mosque compound (AFP)
July 16, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
Only some of the online fury was directed at Israel
Muslim worshippers pray perform the traditional Friday prayers on a street outside the Lion Gate as Israeli police blocks the access to Al-Aqsa Mosque on July 14, 2017 (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
July 15, 2017 - 11:14 GMT
There are fears over escalation as Arab leaders criticize Israel's "unprecedented" response to Friday's shooting.