Embassies

A Palestinian protester stands in tear gas during clashes near the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, July 23, 2017. Israel's minister of public security said Sunday taht metal detectors set at the entrance to a major Jerusalem shrine that angered Palestinians could be removed if police have another way of ensuring security there. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
July 24, 2017 - 11:27 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A diplomatic standoff between Israel and Jordan over a deadly shooting at Israel's embassy in the kingdom once again tests the strategic, if turbulent ties forged in a 1994 peace treaty. In the past, Israel was willing to pay a high price to protect the relationship, including...
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Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
July 24, 2017 - 11:12 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Israel's U.N. ambassador says he believes the standoff with Jordan over the killing of two Jordanians by an Israeli security guard near Israel's...
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Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
July 24, 2017 - 10:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Israel has set up metal railings leading to metal detectors outside an entrance to a major Jerusalem holy site. The installation of the metal...
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Zakaria al-Jawadah, center left, the father of Mohammed Mohammed al-Jawawdeh, a 17-year-old Jordanian, who was killed on Sunday evening by an Israeli security guard who said he was attacked by him with a screwdriver, cries at a funeral tent in Amman, Jordan, Monday, July 24, 2017. The deadly shooting, that killed two Jordanians at a residential building used by Israeli embassy staff in Jordan, has further complicated Israeli government efforts to find a way out of an escalating crisis over the Holy Land's most contested shrine. (AP Photo/Reem Saad)
July 24, 2017 - 9:05 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over a major Jerusalem shrine, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence. The shooting, in which an...
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Zakaria al-Jawadah, right, the father of Mohammed Mohammed al-Jawawdeh, a 17-year-old Jordanian, who was killed on Sunday evening by an Israeli security guard who said he was attacked by him with a screwdriver, holds back his tears at a funeral tent in Amman, Jordan, Monday, July 24, 2017. The deadly shooting, that killed two Jordanians at a residential building used by Israeli embassy staff in Jordan, has further complicated Israeli government efforts to find a way out of an escalating crisis over the Holy Land's most contested shrine. (AP Photo/Raad Adeleh)
July 24, 2017 - 7:41 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over a major Jerusalem shrine, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence. The shooting, in which an...
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Zakaria al-Jawadah, right, the father of Mohammed Mohammed al-Jawawdeh, a 17-year-old Jordanian, who was killed on Sunday evening by an Israeli security guard who said he was attacked by him with a screwdriver, holds back his tears at a funeral tent in Amman, Jordan, Monday, July 24, 2017. The deadly shooting, that killed two Jordanians at a residential building used by Israeli embassy staff in Jordan, has further complicated Israeli government efforts to find a way out of an escalating crisis over the Holy Land's most contested shrine. (AP Photo/Raad Adeleh)
July 24, 2017 - 7:37 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over Jerusalem's most contested shrine, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence. The shooting, in which...
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Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
July 24, 2017 - 1:22 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that a security guard at the country's embassy in Jordan opened fire, killing two Jordanians, after being attacked by one of them with a screwdriver. The incident took place on Sunday evening, at a residential building used by embassy staff...
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Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
July 24, 2017 - 12:36 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry has provided its first details of a shooting at Israel's embassy in Jordan, saying a security guard shot and killed two Jordanians in a confrontation. The shooting took place Sunday evening in a residential building used by embassy staff. The ministry says...
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Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
July 23, 2017 - 11:55 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said. Israeli media reported Monday that an Israeli security guard opened fire after...
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Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
July 23, 2017 - 6:32 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said. Before the shooting, Jordanians had entered the apartment...
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