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Jerusalem Correspondent — Guardian, The Observer

Jerusalem correspondent of the Guardian and the Observer. Tweets my own. RTs not an endorsement. The usual drill.

Israel reopens al-Aqsa mosque compound before Friday prayers

theguardian.com — Israel reopened the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem on Friday before the weekly Muslim prayers, after a rare closure following clashes sparked by the killing by police of a Palestinian shooting suspect. The streets of east Jerusalem were calm before midday prayers, following an Israeli clampdown on the shrine on Thursday.

Israel closes Al-Aqsa mosque compound to all visitors

theguardian.com — Israel on Thursday ordered the first full closure of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City in 14 years, in a move denounced by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas as "tantamount to a declaration of war".

Israeli finance minister condemns settlement plans in East Jerusalem

mg.co.za — The Israeli government is to advance construction plans for 1 000 housing units to be built in parts of Jerusalem that Palestinians demand for their future state. The move, revealed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is the first of a series of announcements on new settlement construction work in East Jerusalem and on the occupied West Bank.

Far-right rabbi shot and seriously wounded in attack in Jerusalem

theguardian.com — A far-right rabbi was shot and seriously wounded outside a conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday. The conference was attended by prominent Israeli activists associated with recent efforts to gain more Jewish prayer rights on the Temple Mount.

Netanyahu ‘a chickenshit’, say enraged US officials

irishtimes.com — US relations with Israel have plunged to new depths of bitterness and hostility as senior officials in the Obama administration decried Binyamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit prime minister", "coward" and more interested in his political survival than peace.

Binyamin Netanyahu 'chickenshit', say US officials in explosive interview

theguardian.com — US relations with Israel have plunged to new depths of bitterness and hostility as senior officials in the Obama administration decried Binyamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit prime minister", "coward" and a man more interested in his own political survival than peace.

Israel to construct 1,000 settler housing units in East Jerusalem

theguardian.com — The Israeli government is to advance construction plans for 1,000 housing units to be built in parts of Jerusalem that Palestinians demand for their future state. The move, briefed to journalists by prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu's office, is the first in what is expected to be a series of announcements this week on new settlement construction work in East Jerusalem and on the occupied West Bank.

Israeli president warns on Arab-Jewish relations

theguardian.com — Israel's president has delivered a sharp warning on declining Arab-Jewish relations on a visit to the scene of a massacre by Israeli police of 47 Arab villagers in 1956.

Israelis choke on reality of two states

mg.co.za — A poll has found that 75% of Israeli Jews oppose the creation of a Palestinian state within the pre-1967 borders if it means withdrawing Israeli troops from the Jordan Valley. The survey, conducted by a right-wing think-tank headed by a political ally of the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, makes for stark reading, contradicting previous polls showing up to 60% of Israelis in favour of a two-state solution.

Israel is changing, and suddenly Binyamin Netanyahu looks vulnerable

theguardian.com — A few weeks is a long time in Israeli politics. In August, at the height of the Gaza war, prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu's standing among Israelis was untouchable. Now, almost two months after the ceasefire, the talk in the Israeli media is about tensions within his crumbling rightwing coalition, early elections, and whether Netanyahu can reinvent himself politically.
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Oct 31, 2014

Yup why I'm not being pro-Hamas, I'm being pro-settler. I apparently like to surprise. Even myself.

Oct 31, 2014

RT @JimMichie: @petersbeaumont A cute dog, Peter, but your heavy & abiding bias in favor of extreme right-wing Israel over oppressed Palest…

Oct 31, 2014

@mirabarhillel it was also not on the temple mount but outside the menachim begin memorial centre. apart from that

Oct 31, 2014

Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale' – UN gu.com/p/42tmd/tw via @guardian

Oct 31, 2014

RT @KentonCool: Tickets still available for @1AndyCave talking at the RGS on Nov 6th. Its a great charity cause so please come along! portersprogressuk.org/events/

Oct 31, 2014

RT @GusTheFox: My mate Sexy Chris went to a village fete and now he's worried that he's contracted the tombola virus.

Oct 31, 2014

RT @BateFelix: Seems the die is cast for #Compaore. #Burkina army chief has called a press conference after meeting with opposition & Gen. …

Oct 31, 2014

RT @BBCBreaking: Fire breaks out at Radio France headquarters in Paris, all staff have been evacuated

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