Israeli policemen carry out an arrest after the violent dispersal of a peaceful protest against the occupation. The arrestee signalled to be deaf and mute, and denied categorically to have thrown any stones, or even taken part in any protest. The alleys of Silwan, one of Jerusalem's oldest neighbourhoods, directly opposite from the Old City and the Al-Aqsa mosques. A fiercely unruly community, the residents of Silwan and especially its youth are heavily criminalised by authorities and the grim realities of living in a mostly illegally-built flashpoint of history, poverty and Israeli settlement activity. Snow falls of the ruins of a house demolished by the municipality of Jerusalem in Ras al-Amoud, a few hundred meters down the road from the Mount of Olives. The Dome of the Rock. Built in the 7th century by the caliph Abd al-Malik to mark his victory in a civil war, the shrine is located on the site of the former Jewish temple. The neighbourhood of Silwan seen from the Old City's ramparts.