Day: 12/08/2019

Israel drops a slot in 2019 Military Strength Ranking, still behind Iran

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The Global Firepower ranking uses over 55 factors to determine a country’s ranking, allowing smaller, more technologically-advanced nations to compete with larger nations.

Source: Israel drops a slot in 2019 Military Strength Ranking, still behind Iran

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Right-wing politicians call on PM to reverse Temple Mount ban on Jews

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Chief Rabbi Yosef: Jewish visitation to Temple Mount is forbidden, ban should be in force year round.

Source: Right-wing politicians call on PM to reverse Temple Mount ban on Jews

Record number of Jews visit Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av, despite riots | JNS.org

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Police initially closed the site to non-Muslims before opening it for short periods later in the day, enabling a record 1,700 Jews to visit.

Source: Record number of Jews visit Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av, despite riots | JNS.org

Israeli forces use tear gas in clashes with Palestinian worshipers at Temple Mount — RT World News

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Israeli police clashed with Muslim worshipers on the Temple Mount, local media report. The confrontation erupted after Muslim and Jewish holidays coincided on Sunday, resulting in a heated conflict over admittance rights.

Source: Israeli forces use tear gas in clashes with Palestinian worshipers at Temple Mount — RT World News

Israel ends ban on Jewish worshippers at Temple Mount for Tisha B’Av

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Decision comes as Al-Aqsa Mosque shut, security forces use stun grenades to disperse Muslim visitors to site after riots erupt; Jewish day of mourning for destruction of biblical temples coincides with Muslim festival of Eid al Adha

Source: Israel ends ban on Jewish worshippers at Temple Mount for Tisha B’Av

Saudi Arabia, Qatar condemn Israel over Temple Mount clashes

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Arab states call for international intervention to put an end to ‘Israeli violations’ at holy site

Source: Saudi Arabia, Qatar condemn Israel over Temple Mount clashes