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From TheJournal.ie Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise Temple Mount

Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise

The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif compound.

From TheJournal.ie Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise Israel

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise

Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.

From TheJournal.ie Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting Security

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.

From TheJournal.ie United States warns North Korea it has 'considerable military forces' and is ready to use them Tensions This post contains videos

United States warns North Korea it has 'considerable military forces' and is ready to use them

The US is now pushing for tougher sanctions.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours Crisis In The Gulf

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

From TheJournal.ie Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane' Tensions

Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane'

It’s not known how many US crew were on the plane.

From TheJournal.ie Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea Tensions

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea

The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar hits out at 'baseless' Saudi terrorism blacklist Tensions

Qatar hits out at 'baseless' Saudi terrorism blacklist

The emirate was responding after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain published a list of 59 people and entities linked to “terrorism”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts' Tensions

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'

“A relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes.”

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un De-escalating Tensions

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

From TheJournal.ie Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane Kim Jong-un

Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane

The comments came as both North and South Korea tested missiles over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis wants to stop 'a world war in parts' over North Korea Korea Crisis

Pope Francis wants to stop 'a world war in parts' over North Korea

The Pontiff says the international community needs to sit down.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger Tensions

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise Nuclear Missiles

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise

US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.

From TheJournal.ie Supercarrier the USS Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan 'within days' North Korea

Supercarrier the USS Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan 'within days'

There had been confusion about the movements of the US Navy carrier.

From TheJournal.ie US fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers off Alaskan coast Rising Tensions

US fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

The US planes intercepted the Russian bombers and helped escort them back.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave' Neighbours To The North

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'

North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.

From TheJournal.ie US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea Tensions

US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea

The move will raise tensions in the region and comes hard on the heels of a US missile strike on Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Former Tory leader inflames Brexit tensions with Spain over Gibraltar by bringing up the Falklands Gotcha Oscar

Former Tory leader inflames Brexit tensions with Spain over Gibraltar by bringing up the Falklands

Lord Michael Howard says he can’t “see any harm” in reminding the Spanish “what kind of people we are”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is holding at least 11 Malaysians 'hostage' Tensions

North Korea is holding at least 11 Malaysians 'hostage'

Malaysia has condemned the decision not to let them leave the country.

From TheJournal.ie The United States has just put Iran 'on notice' Stoking Tensions This post contains videos

The United States has just put Iran 'on notice'

National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did not specify what that meant.

From The42 Back in the good books? Costa trains with full squad after reported Conte bust-up In From The Cold

Back in the good books? Costa trains with full squad after reported Conte bust-up

The striker is preparing with his team-mates for Sunday’s clash with Hull.

From TheJournal.ie John Halligan believes the government won't serve its full term Tensions

John Halligan believes the government won't serve its full term

The Waterford TD believes no party wants an election any time soon.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected shooter at Muslim prayer hall found dead as Swiss police rule out Islamic State Tensions This post contains videos

Suspected shooter at Muslim prayer hall found dead as Swiss police rule out Islamic State

No further details have been released about the man.

From TheJournal.ie 22-year-old assassin of Turkey's Russian ambassador was a policeman Andrey Karlov

22-year-old assassin of Turkey's Russian ambassador was a policeman

The attack came after days of protests in Turkey over Russia’s role in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie US accuses Russia of hacking political sites Cyberspace

US accuses Russia of hacking political sites

Pressure has been mounting on the Obama administration to call out Russia for the hacking of US political sites and email accounts.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan Tensions

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies' Texas This post contains videos

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies'

The video of the incident, which happened in 2015, was not made public until yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters Freed

Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters

The incident began after two Navy patrol boats drifted into Iranian territory late yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea fires warning shots at North after drone peeps over border Stay Away

South Korea fires warning shots at North after drone peeps over border

The unidentified aerial vehicle flew across the border and encroached into South Korean territory by some “tens of metres”, the defence ministry said.

From TheJournal.ie What's happening in Saudi Arabia? Tensions

What's happening in Saudi Arabia?

A massive diplomatic row has broken out between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station Beersheba

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station

Police said a man, thought to be Palestinian, entered the bus station armed with a pistol and knife, killing the soldier and wounding 10 other people.

From TheJournal.ie Joseph's Tomb torched as Palestinians call for 'a Friday of revolution' Tensions

Joseph's Tomb torched as Palestinians call for 'a Friday of revolution'

Israeli security forces have deployed massively in Jerusalem after two weeks of Palestinian attacks in the city and across Israel.

From TheJournal.ie Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time Siterserv This post contains videos

Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time

More documents released under FOI show that Siteserv was not the only issue of contention between the department and IBRC.

From TheJournal.ie Two rockets fired from Syria hit Israel, says army - so they're returning fire Tensions

Two rockets fired from Syria hit Israel, says army - so they're returning fire

Israel responded with artillery fire.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions Tensions

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil suspended three times IN ONE HOUR as Burton and SF clash on abuse claims Sex Abuse

Dáil suspended three times IN ONE HOUR as Burton and SF clash on abuse claims

Sinn Féin reacted angrily to sex abuse comments made by the Tánaiste.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels Tensions

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels

Russia says that the claims are “propaganda”.

From TheJournal.ie Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first Tensions

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.