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100 Jewish studies scholars sign petition condemning US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

December 8, 2017 11:59 pm
100 Jewish studies scholars sign petition condemning US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

A general view of Jerusalem shows the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem al-Quds’s Old City on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount on December 6, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) More than 100 Jewish studies scholars have condemned President Donald Trump’s […]

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Saudi-funded TV channel bans Jordanian presenter over Jerusalem al-Quds tweets

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Saudi-funded TV channel bans Jordanian presenter over Jerusalem al-Quds tweets

A general view of the city of Jerusalem al-Quds shows the Dome of the Rock mosque (C) in the early afternoon hours, December 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The broadcaster MBC, which is funded by Saudi Arabia, has suspended a TV program hosted by Jordanian presenter Ola al-Fares after she posted a […]

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Israeli air strike, artillery shells hit Gaza, 25 injured

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Israeli air strike, artillery shells hit Gaza, 25 injured

The undated photo shows the moment of an explosion after an Israeli airstrike on the besieged Gaza Strip. Over two dozen Palestinians have been injured in Israeli artillery and air strikes against the besieged Gaza Strip, amid escalating tensions in the occupied territories in the wake of the US president’s recognition of […]

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Iranians hold nationwide protests against US Jerusalem al-Quds decision

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Iranians hold nationwide protests against US Jerusalem al-Quds decision

Large groups of Iranians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital.” Protesters in the capital city of Tehran and other cities across the country staged anti-Israeli rallies after Friday prayers. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday defied global […]

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Amid global outrage, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims ‘many’ states will move embassies to Quds

December 7, 2017 11:30 pm
Amid global outrage, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims ‘many’ states will move embassies to Quds

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (photo by AFP) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims “many” world countries will follow the US in recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” turning a deaf ear to international condemnations of Washington’s move. “I would like to announce that we are already in contact with other countries […]

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Jerusalem as Israel’s capital derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: UN, Pope Francis, World leaders condemns US President Donald Trump’s announcement

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Jerusalem as Israel’s capital derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: UN, Pope Francis, World leaders condemns US President Donald Trump’s announcement

President Donald Trump’s decision Wednesday to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could temporarily derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, two senior White House officials acknowledged after Trump’s speech. The question now for those officials: For how long? “We’re prepared for derailment — temporary, I hope. Pretty sure it will be temporary,” […]

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US President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

December 6, 2017 11:30 pm
US President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

US President Donald Trump delivers a statement on Jerusalem al-Quds from the White House in Washington, DC on December 6, 2017. (AFP photo) US President Donald Trump has officially declared the disputed city of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital, despite warnings from around the world that the measure risks triggering […]

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Palestine Liberation Organization, Saudis warn against the US new policy on Jerusalem al-Quds to be “kiss of death”

December 5, 2017 9:02 am
Palestine Liberation Organization, Saudis warn against the US new policy on Jerusalem al-Quds to be “kiss of death”

The Palestine Liberation Organization’s top representative in the US, Husam Zomlot The Palestine Liberation Organization’s top representative in the US says the formal recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the Israeli capital will be the “kiss of death” to so-called peace efforts. “That would be actually the kiss of death to […]

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Turkish authorities warned that Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds status change by the United States to lead to catastrophe

December 4, 2017 8:38 am
Turkish authorities warned that Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds status change by the United States to lead to catastrophe

This photo taken on October 27, 2016, shows Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag speaking during a press conference at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) Turkish authorities have warned that any change in the current status of Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds, as proposed by the United […]

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Police grills Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for sixth time in graft probe

November 19, 2017 2:24 pm
Police grills Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for sixth time in graft probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo by AFP) Israeli police have questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his residence in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds for the sixth time in a corruption probe, Israeli media reports say.  Israel’s Channel Two TV said that police investigators arrived at the premier’s residence shortly after […]

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