The completion of a new watchtower on Wednesday as a response to numerous stabbing attacks at the Damascus Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem sparked Palestinian outrage for its “assault on Islamic heritage”.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off his state visit to India on Sunday with a warm embrace from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who unexpectedly met the Israeli leader when he landed at New Delhi’s airport on Sunday afternoon.
It uses machine vision and artificial intelligence to conduct security, safety and inspection missions, collecting and analyzing data in real-time.
Due to recent Islamist terror attacks, the two million revelers expected to pack New York City Time’s Square on New Year’s Eve will be protected by some of the heaviest security the city has seen in years.
“In order to minimize worsening of budget deficit, I see no other choice but to stop MDA services in the Judea and Samaria area until the issue is settled.”
A new conservative think tank has opened in Jerusalem that promises to reinforce and lead the mainstream in security thinking, concentrating on the issue of Jerusalem.
“I am in tune with peoples’ feelings, I understand the emotions, I know full well the the decision we made was not easy,” the prime minister said on Sunday.
The metal detectors were removed less than two weeks after they had been placed there in the wake of the July 14 murder of two policeman adjacent to the site.
“The status quo does not include the right to bring arms into the Temple Mount. The status quo does not include the right to murder police officers.”
Netanyahu’s office tweeted an infographic Wednesday showing security checks at holy sites around the world, including at the Ka’bah in Mecca and the Imam al-Sadiq Mosque in Kuwait.