Clashes break out as Temple Mount reopens to Jews

Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police broke out on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem Thursday, as the site was reopened to Jews and other non-Muslim visitors following the end of the two-week Ramadan closure, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

Palestinian court releases evangelical pastor

A Palestinian court has released evangelical pastor Johnny Shahwan, who spent 40 days in jail for allegedly meeting with Israeli rabbi and politician Yehuda Glick, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

5 Killed In Shootings In Tel Aviv Suburb

Israeli paramedics say at least five people died in a shooting attack in a Tel Aviv suburb, stirring fears that the Islamic State group is launching a campaign of terror ahead of the Muslim month of Ramadan.

In first, Blinken, Emirati, Bahraini, Egyptian FMs to attend Israel summit

In what will be a first for Israel, the country was poised to host a summit between US Secretary State Antony Blinken, the foreign ministers of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt, and Foreign Minister and Prime Minister-designate Yair Lapid starting Sunday. The two-day summit, to be held at Kibbutz Sde Boker in the Negev Region, is the initiative of Lapid.

Israel’s ‘Citizenship Law’ Passes in Final Knesset Vote

Israel’s parliament held its final session before breaking for recess on Thursday, passing the controversial Citizenship Law, effectively banning Palestinians married to Israeli citizens from gaining citizenship or residency inside the country.

South Africa’s Anti-Apartheid Bishop Tutu Dies At 90

Desmond Tutu, the Anglican church leader who received the Nobel Peace Prize “for his role as a unifying leader figure in the non-violent campaign to resolve the problem of apartheid in South Africa,” has died. He was 90 years old.

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