Israel has long sought to change the status of the Al Aqsa complex. Now, the recognition by the UAE and Bahrain could provide it cover.
Corporal Hasan of Turkey’s Igdir province was part of the heavy machine gun team of the Ottoman army and guarded Jerusalem for 65 years until his death in 1982.
Since the Gaza demonstrations began in March last year, Israeli forces have killed nearly 270 protesters and wounded thousands.
An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a bomb blast blamed on Palestinians near a settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials said.
Israeli police opened fire at three Palestinian men, killing one of them, say Palestinian Health officials.
Israeli forces entered the Al Aqsa Mosque compound along with hundreds of Jewish settlers following the calls by Jewish groups to converge on the site to mark what they call the "reunification of Jerusalem."
Turkish President Erdogan calls Israeli PM Netanyahu "a tyrant massacring Palestinian children," following Netanyahu's remarks that Israel was the nation-state of the Jewish people only.
Australian Cardinal George Pell and a former leading Vatican official who last month was convicted of sexually abusing two boys, has been sentenced to six years in prison.
Palestinian officials said Israeli forces stormed the Al Aqsa Mosque complex, where they arrested at least three people. Israelis said they evacuated the compound after a Molotov cocktail damaged a security post.
Less than one in four Palestinians have the right to vote in Israeli elections, but the election will inevitably affect every single Palestinian.
Gaza’s Health Ministry said that the Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinians who were protesting Israel’s new security measures, killing a 14-year-old teenager and wounding three others.
Israeli Parliament approves legislation allowing further expansion of illegal Jewish-only settlement in the occupied city's Silwan neighbourhood.
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