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Supreme Court says 9-year-old can pursue passport suitupdated: Mon Mar 26 2012 15:21:00

A 9-year-old boy's request to have Israel listed as the place of birth on his U.S. passport was supported by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.

Tears and anger at Jerusalem funeral for France shooting victimsupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 15:25:00

It was a heart-wrenching memorial for victims of the Toulouse killings. The fact that three of them were just young children, shot in cold blood, added to the feelings of loss and despair.

Israeli soldiers, Palestinians clash in Jerusalemupdated: Sat Feb 25 2012 10:49:00

Israeli soldiers and several dozen Palestinians clashed in Jerusalem Saturday, exchanging volleys of rocks, tear gas, fire bombs, and rubber bullets, according to eyewitnesses and the Israeli military.

Police: Tourists blocked from Jerusalem holy sites after leaflets call for disturbancesupdated: Sun Feb 12 2012 11:16:00

Israeli authorities temporarily blocked Jews and foreign tourists from entering some of Jerusalem's most visited holy sites Sunday after leaflets called for causing disturbances there, police said.

Former Israeli prime minister indictedupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 07:12:00

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted on Thursday for seeking bribes in three controversial real estate projects, among them the highly-disputed Holyland housing project in Jerusalem.

Segregating genders in Jerusalemupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 08:31:00

Women in Jerusalem fight against what they say is a creeping form of gender segregation. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.

Supreme Court looks at passportsupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 06:11:00

A boy's request to have "Israel" listed as his place of birth was addressed by the Supreme Court. Kate Boulden reports.

High court looks at passports and presidential powerupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 06:11:00

A 9-year-old boy's request to have "Israel" listed as the place of birth on his U.S. passport was met with wariness by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.

Preview: Justices to debate passports and presidential powerupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 10:45:00

He is a 9-year-old boy without a country. Menachem Zivotofsky is a U.S. citizen, born in Jerusalem.

Unrest on tense day in West Bankupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 11:14:00

Violence erupted in the West Bank on Friday as several dozen Palestinian youths hurled rocks and bottles at Israeli security forces near Jerusalem and a man died during clashes near Nablus.

Two rare archaeological artifacts found in Jerusalem digupdated: Tue Aug 09 2011 04:29:00

Israel's Antiquities Authority announced Monday that a rare Roman sword in its leather scabbard which belonged to a Roman soldier and an engraving of a Menorah on a piece of stone dating from 66 CE were found in recent days in the 2000 year old drainage system in Jerusalem which ran between the City of David and the Jerusalem Archaeological Garden.

Controversial Israeli construction approved as Obama meets with Peresupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 15:51:00

A Jerusalem municipality planning committee approved a plan to build 942 housing units in Gilo, a disputed neighborhood in Jerusalem, just before Israeli President Shimon Peres was to meet with President Barack Obama in Washington.

Fatal bombing in Jerusalemupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 18:04:00

CNN's Kevin Flower reports on a bombing that's raising concerns about new Middle East tensions.

String of rocket attacks follows fatal Jerusalem bombingupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 18:04:00

Eleven rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza on Thursday, a day after a fatal terrorist bombing in Jerusalem killed a woman and wounded more than 50 other people, the Israel Defense Forces said.

Explosion revives 'nightmarish memories'updated: Wed Mar 23 2011 23:32:00

CNN Jerusalem bureau chief Kevin Flower reports on Wednesday's explosion near Jerusalem's central bus station.

Jerusalem blast leaves 1 dead, dozens woundedupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 23:32:00

A woman was killed and more than 50 other people were wounded in a blast near Jerusalem's central bus station, as the evening rush hour began Wednesday, authorities said.

Police: Small pipe bomb wounds one in Jerusalemupdated: Sun Mar 06 2011 04:20:00

A small pipe bomb, hidden in a garbage bag, exploded Sunday morning -- injuring one person moderately, police in Jerusalem said.

Jerusalem committee OKs controversial construction planupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 12:02:00

A Jerusalem committee on Monday approved the construction of housing units in the predominantly Palestinian neighborhood Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem. If the construction were to take place, some Palestinian families would be evicted.

Will leaks end Mideast peace process?updated: Tue Jan 25 2011 06:31:00

It's being called a Palestinian WikiLeaks: a dump of 1,600 Palestinian Authority documents to Al-Jazeera and the British newspaper The Guardian.

More controversial construction on track for Jerusalem, official saysupdated: Sun Jan 16 2011 08:34:00

Israeli officials could approve plans for building more than a thousand houses in a disputed neighborhood of Jerusalem, a city councilman said Sunday.

Israel demolishes part of hotel in East Jerusalemupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 06:57:00

The demolition of a hotel in East Jerusalem that has stoked tensions in the Middle East was a private matter, and the state of Israel was not involved in the decision, a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.

British consulate workers in Israel charged over alleged plotupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 16:21:00

Two staff members of the British Consulate-General in Jerusalem arrested in connection with an alleged plan to fire a rocket into a Jerusalem stadium have been charged with acquiring and trading weaponry and other weapons-related offenses, the Israeli security agency said.

Arrests made in alleged plan to fire rocket into stadium in Jerusalemupdated: Mon Jan 03 2011 15:56:00

Israeli authorities arrested last month two local staff members of the British Consulate-General in Jerusalem in connection with an alleged plan to fire a rocket into a Jerusalem stadium during a soccer game, a British Foreign Office spokesman said Monday.

5 charged in plot to bomb Israeli stadiumupdated: Sun Jan 02 2011 16:40:00

Five members of Hamas were charged Sunday with planning to fire a rocket into a Jerusalem stadium during a soccer game, Israeli police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld said.

Ancient Roman soldiers' bathhouse found in Jerusalemupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 07:55:00

Israeli archaeologists have discovered an ancient Roman bathhouse that was probably used by the soldiers who destroyed the Second Temple in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Monday.

Israelis slam Obama statement on Jerusalemupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 14:24:00

President Barack Obama's disappointment over Israel's plans for new housing in east Jerusalem has drawn criticism from the prime minister's office and the country's settler council.

Jerusalem conference hailed by Israel, slammed by Palestiniansupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 16:24:00

A global economic development agency plans to hold its biannual tourism conference in Jerusalem this week, a move that is welcomed by Israel and slammed by the Palestinians.

Another kick in the wallupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 07:31:00

CNN followed Jerusalem's two best football teams - one Palestinian, the other Jewish - as they played on either side of the wall.

Jerusalem soup kitchen 450 years onupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 05:26:00

CNN's Paula Hancocks visits a soup kitchen in Jerusalem's Old City which has been feeding families for 450 years.

Soup kitchen feeds Jerusalem's poorupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 05:26:00

At one o'clock on the dot, dozens of children burst through the door of Khasiki Sultan soup kitchen, clutching their pots and pans.

Israel removes gunfire barrier in disputed Jerusalem neighborhoodupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 12:56:00

Israeli troops Sunday began dismantling a concrete barrier built to protect a disputed Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem from Palestinian sniper fire, citing improvements in security since its 2001 construction.

Ramadan in Jerusalemupdated: Fri Aug 13 2010 05:34:00

A look at the first day of Ramadan in Jerusalem.

Israel steps up Ramadan security in Jerusalemupdated: Fri Aug 13 2010 05:34:00

Israel will deploy 3,000 police officers in and around Jerusalem to prevent any outbreak of violence as Muslims gather for the first Friday prayers for the holy month of Ramadan, police said.

Old Turkish grenade found in Jerusalem's city wallupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 06:34:00

A 100-year-old Turkish hand grenade was found recently during conservation measures near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City wall, the Israel Antiquities Authority said on Wednesday.

March in Jerusalem turns violentupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 00:14:00

Clashes erupt as extreme right-wing Israelis protest in an Arab neighborhood in Jerusalem. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

Jerusalem mayor touts constructionupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 00:14:00

Local politics could once again throw U.S.-Israeli relations into turmoil and complicate efforts to restart peace talks.

Homer Simpson isn't the only would-be 'Messiah' in Jerusalemupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 11:50:00

Leave it to "The Simpsons" to kick off Holy Week with a zinger.

Israel responds on settlementsupdated: Tue Mar 23 2010 22:36:00

Israel's deputy prime minister tells CNN's Christiane Amanpour that settlements can't be built anytime soon.

Palestinians riot to protest synagogue reopeningupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 20:48:00

Palestinians hurled rocks and burned tires in several neighborhoods in East Jerusalem Tuesday to protest the reopening of a landmark synagogue after more than 60 years.

Palestinians protest synagogueupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 20:48:00

In an Arabic neighborhood of East Jerusalem, Palestinians protest the reopening of a landmark synagogue.

Clashes in Jerusalemupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 19:41:00

Tensions around Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque break out into clashes. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.

Dozens injured in clashes at Jerusalem holy siteupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 19:41:00

Dozens of people were injured during clashes Friday between Israeli police and Palestinian youths in east Jerusalem at one of the city's holiest sites.

Ancient road found in Jerusalem's heartupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 10:26:00

Archaeologists working under the direction of the Israeli Antiquities Authority have uncovered a 1500-year-old road running through the center of Jerusalem's Old City.

Archaeologists find Byzantine era roadupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 05:57:00

Archaeologists working under the direction of the Israeli Antiquities Authority have uncovered a 1,500-year-old road running through the center of Jerusalem's Old City.

Expatriate Palestinians irate over revoked residency permitsupdated: Wed Dec 16 2009 02:50:00

In 1954, Mahmmoud Hujaij was born with the help of a midwife in a small East Jerusalem house.

Right to reside lost?updated: Wed Dec 16 2009 02:50:00

CNN's Ivan Watson reports on the Israeli law that strips Palestinians of their right to live in Jerusalem.

Report lifts veil on trafficking, prostitution of Palestinian womenupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 11:49:00

It's a subject seldom addressed publicly in the Palestinian territories, but for the first time, a report is lifting the veil on the taboo topic of female trafficking and forced prostitution -- and calling for action to stop it.

Israel: EU call to split Jerusalem would risk peace hopesupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 15:54:00

The Israeli government reacted strongly Tuesday to a report that the European Union is planning on officially calling for the division of Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israelis.

Israel approves temporary settlement freezeupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 17:37:00

Israeli government ministers Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a temporary freeze on settlement construction in the West Bank in an effort to restart peace talks with the Palestinians.

Israel approves plan to build 900 homesupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 04:16:00

Israel approved a construction plan Tuesday for hundreds of houses in a disputed neighborhood on Jerusalem's southern outskirts, quickly prompting criticism from Washington.

Police arrest 18 at Jerusalem holy siteupdated: Sun Oct 25 2009 13:58:00

Palestinians and Israeli police engaged in a standoff for more than five hours at Jerusalem's holiest site Sunday, with police storming the site twice.

Police out in force day after riots at Jerusalem holy siteupdated: Mon Oct 05 2009 12:22:00

Police were out in force at one of Jerusalem's holiest sites Monday, one day after 150 Palestinians rioted there.

Jewish group's visit sparks clashes at Jerusalem holy siteupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 01:53:00

Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police in east Jerusalem stretched into Sunday evening after a visit by a Jewish group to one of the city's holiest sites.

'Massive' ancient wall uncovered in Jerusalemupdated: Mon Sep 07 2009 02:44:00

An archaeological dig in Jerusalem has turned up a 3,700-year-old wall that is the largest and oldest of its kind found in the region, experts say.

Ancient wall unearthedupdated: Mon Sep 07 2009 02:44:00

Excavators in Jerusalem discover massive parts of ancient wall which dates back 3,700 years. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.

Authorities hope court deal will end ultra-Orthodox protestsupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 12:09:00

Jerusalem authorities said Friday they hoped a court ruling would end three nights of protests by Israel's ultra-Orthodox community.

Pope visits Jerusalem's holiest sitesupdated: Wed May 13 2009 00:43:00

Pope Benedict XVI visited Jerusalem's holiest sites Tuesday, touring areas sacred to Muslims, Jews and Christians and stressing the common threads of the three faiths.

U.N. warns of Jerusalem housing crisisupdated: Fri May 01 2009 10:01:00

Thousands of Palestinians are facing a housing crisis because of inadequate urban planning by Israeli officials who run the east Jerusalem region, a U.N. report shows.

This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 09:29:00

In Focus -- Israeli Real Estate

Farmers find monastery beneath Israeli soilupdated: Wed Mar 11 2009 16:35:00

After a group of Israeli farmers sought last year to expand their property in the hills near Jerusalem, they discovered an archeological gem beneath the dirt.

Pope to skip Holocaust museum on trip to Israel, envoy saysupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 16:51:00

Pope Benedict XVI will not visit Israel's Holocaust museum when he makes his first trip to the region as pope in May, though he will visit a memorial that is part of the site, his ambassador to Israel said Tuesday.

A message from the composerupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 06:53:00

Very few people who attended the performance of the World Orchestra for Peace in Jerusalem this October would have noticed she was there. But there she was, a petite woman with long brown hair, sitting in the middle of the audience on "nervous autopilot."

Secular candidate wins Jerusalem mayoral contestupdated: Wed Nov 12 2008 05:36:00

Secular high-tech investor Nir Barkat has defeated ultra-orthodox contender Rabbi Meir Porush in Jerusalem's mayoral race, according to election results released Wednesday.

Exit polls: Secular candidate ahead in Jerusalem mayoral raceupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 19:14:00

Secular high-tech investor Nir Barkat was ahead of ultra-Orthodox contender Rabbi Meir Porush in Tuesday's election for Jerusalem mayor, according to exit polls. Astronaut's Diary Goes on Display in Jerusalemupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 12:00:00

Pages from an Israeli astronaut's diary that survived the explosion of the space shuttle Columbia and a 37-mile fall to earth are going on display this weekend for the first time in Jerusalem Iran Denounces Support of Israelupdated: Fri Sep 26 2008 22:00:00

A former Iranian president warned the West on Friday that its support for Israel would backfire

Car runs into Israeli soldiersupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 18:03:00

A car plows into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem, injuring more than a dozen people.

Palestinian drives into crowd, injures 15, police sayupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 18:03:00

Fifteen people -- mostly Israeli soldiers -- were injured at an intersection in Jerusalem Monday night when a driver plowed his car into a group of people, Jerusalem police told CNN.

Attack injures 5 near Obama's Jerusalem hotelupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 04:42:00

A Palestinian man went on a rampage Tuesday in downtown Jerusalem, ramming a construction vehicle into cars and buses before he was shot and killed near the hotel where Sen. Barack Obama is scheduled to stay Tuesday night.

Jerusalem attackupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 04:42:00

In Jerusalem, emergency personnel arrive on scene after a man used heavy equipment to mow down cars. Divide Jerusalem More, Official Saysupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 17:00:00

Israel should cut off outlying Arab neighborhoods from Jerusalem, Israel's vice premier proposed Thursday, the day after a man drove a bulldozer in a deadly rampage Bulldozer Attack Shakes Jerusalemupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 13:40:00

Authorities are trying to determine whether the killer was a lone madman or part of a new terror campaign

Jerusalem bulldozer 'terrorist' kills 3 in rampageupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 11:27:00

Israeli authorities are investigating why a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem rammed his bulldozer into several cars and buses Wednesday, killing three people before Israeli police shot him dead.

Bulldozer used as weaponupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 11:27:00

An Israeli police spokesman describes what happened when a man drove a bulldozer into a Jerusalem street. 3 Dead in Jerusalem Bulldozer Attackupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 06:00:00

A Palestinian man plowed an enormous construction vehicle into cars, buses and pedestrians on a busy street Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding at least 45 before he was shot dead by an off-duty soldier An Anglican Schism: Headed for US? updated: Mon Jun 30 2008 14:00:00

A conservative resolution in Jerusalem and a court decision in Virginia suggest that that the U.S. may be a key battlefield White Bridge is New Jerusalem Landmarkupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 15:50:00

A ship's sail, a crooked nail, or a giant headache -- the people of Jerusalem can't agree about how best to describe the newest landmark their ancient city inaugurated Wednesday Dead Sea Scroll on Rare Displayupdated: Tue May 13 2008 18:00:00

One of the most important Dead Sea scrolls is going on display in Jerusalem this week -- more than four decades after it was last seen by the public

McCain visits Jerusalem wallupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 14:36:00

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem Wednesday.

8 killed in Jerusalem attackupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 15:30:00

An attack on religious seminary in Jerusalem by a lone gunman kills eight. CNN's Atika Shubert reports. Israel's Blood Feud Stirs Againupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 12:00:00

The massacre in the nationalist yeshiva revives the goals of the settlers and raises the specter of Hamas' old terror tactics Death Comes for Israel's Seminariansupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 17:00:00

A massacre at a birthplace of Jewish religious nationalism threatens to further inflame the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 8 Killed in Israeli Seminary Attackupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 14:00:00

Two gunmen infiltrated a Jewish seminary in Jerusalem and opened fire in a dining hall Thursday night, killing at least seven people, police and rescue workers said

Landing on Jerusalemupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 06:22:00

A new Monopoly game sparks controversy over Jerusalem's status. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.

Nations dropped from Monopoly site after Jerusalem fussupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 06:22:00

Monopoly, the world's best-selling board game, is going global. A simple idea, substituting the iconic properties of the original game with hallmark cities of the world.

Eight hurt in Jerusalem shootingupdated: Fri Aug 10 2007 05:16:00

Eight people were wounded when a man grabbed a security guard's gun and opened fire in Jerusalem's Old City Friday, according to police and ambulance service officials.

Forty years later, Jerusalem still a divided cityupdated: Wed Jun 06 2007 08:58:00

Shimshon Cahaner was among the first Israeli soldiers to storm into the Old City of Jerusalem 40 years ago. He remembers that historic day as if it were yesterday -- the thrill he and other Israeli troops got when they raced through Lions' Gate at the eastern edge of the Old City.

Negotiations end clash at Jerusalem holy siteupdated: Fri Feb 09 2007 07:08:00

An Israeli-Arab legislator Friday helped negotiate an end to a standoff between Palestinians and police at a disputed Jerusalem holy site.

Blitzer: Terror fears in Jerusalem updated: Tue Jul 25 2006 11:14:00

Israel is a different place than it was six months ago.

Palestinian gunmen kill 3 Israeli soldiersupdated: Thu Sep 23 2004 03:44:00

Two armed Palestinians infiltrated an Israeli military outpost near the Jewish settlement of Morag in southern Gaza on Thursday morning, killing three Israeli soldiers and wounding another, according to Israeli military sources.

Female bomber kills 2 policemen in Jerusalemupdated: Wed Sep 22 2004 09:54:00

A female suicide bomber set off a blast Wednesday in Jerusalem, killing two border policemen who tried to stop her, police and emergency services said.

2 dead, 13 wounded in bombing near Jerusalemupdated: Wed Aug 11 2004 08:27:00

An explosion at a checkpoint north of Jerusalem killed two Palestinians Wednesday and wounded another seven, medical officials said.

Money Magazine: Living With Fear As Israelis have learned, the threat of terrorism can affect every financial decision you make--from buying a hupdated: Sat Dec 01 2001 00:01:00

For me, the turning point came on March 21, 1997. At 1:45 p.m. that Friday, a 28-year-old Palestinian walked into a packed Tel Aviv restaurant called Cafe Apropo. He tried to get a seat inside but ...

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