Prayer

Officers from the Hamas national security force carry a model of the Al Aqsa Mosque while marching during a parade against Israeli arrangements in the contested Jerusalem shrine, in front of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza City, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to the contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
July 26, 2017 - 11:27 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel removed railings and an overhead metal bridge it had recently installed near a contested Jerusalem holy site, meeting a demand by Muslim protesters and causing thousands of Palestinians to celebrate in the streets early Thursday. Muslim leaders said they would decide later...
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Palestinian women pray at the Lion's Gate following an appeal from clerics to pray in the streets instead of the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem's Old City, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Dozens of Muslims have prayed in the street outside a major Jerusalem shrine, heeding a call by clerics not to enter the site until a dispute with Israel over security arrangements is settled. This comes after Israel removed metal detectors earlier on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 26, 2017 - 1:19 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening — creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with Israel. Since the crisis over the city's most contested shrine erupted more than a week ago, they have...
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Israeli police officers dismantle metal detectors outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, early Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel's security cabinet has decided to remove metal detectors set up at the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site which had angered Muslims. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 25, 2017 - 10:37 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims prayed in the streets near Jerusalem's most contested holy site Tuesday, heeding a call by clergy to not enter the shrine despite Israel's seeming capitulation when it removed metal detectors it installed there a week earlier. Muslim leaders said...
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Israeli police officers walk outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims prayed in the streets near Jerusalem's most contested holy site Tuesday, heeding a call by clergy to not enter the shrine despite Israel's seeming capitulation when it removed metal detectors it installed there a week earlier. Muslim leaders said...
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A Palestinian youth sells bagels outside Jerusalem's Old City, overlooking the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 25, 2017 - 2:54 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will continue to suspend security coordination with Israel until it returns the situation at a major...
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A Palestinian youth sells bagels outside Jerusalem's Old City, overlooking the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 25, 2017 - 1:14 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Thousands of Muslim worshippers are gathering outside an entrance to a major Jerusalem holy site for evening prayers after Islamic leaders called...
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Israeli police officers dismantle metal detectors outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, early Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel's security cabinet has decided to remove metal detectors set up at the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site which had angered Muslims. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 25, 2017 - 1:13 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslim leaders urged the faithful Tuesday to keep up their prayer protests and avoid entering a contested Jerusalem shrine, even after Israel dismantled metal detectors that initially triggered the tensions. Israel said it would replace the metal detectors with new security...
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A Palestinian youth sells bagels outside Jerusalem's Old City, overlooking the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 25, 2017 - 11:56 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Jordan's foreign minister says there was no deal with Israel linking the release of an embassy guard involved in a deadly shooting in Amman and...
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Israeli police officers dismantle metal detectors outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, early Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel's security cabinet has decided to remove metal detectors set up at the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site which had angered Muslims. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 25, 2017 - 11:38 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslim leaders urged the faithful Tuesday to keep up their prayer protests and avoid entering a contested Jerusalem shrine, even after Israel dismantled metal detectors that initially triggered the tensions. Israel said it would replace the metal detectors with new security...
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A Palestinian uses a slingshot against Israeli soldiers during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday, July 21, 2017. Israel police severely restricted Muslim access to a contested shrine in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday to prevent protests over the installation of metal detectors at the holy site.(AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
July 22, 2017 - 1:42 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Three Palestinians were killed in street clashes in Jerusalem and three Israelis died in a stabbing attack at a West Bank settlement as tensions turned into violence over the Holy Land's most contested shrine. A Palestinian sneaked into a home in the Israeli settlement of Halamish...
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