Post Tagged with: "Jerusalem"

Turkey launching initiative to annul US ‘disgraceful’ decision on al-Quds: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

December 15, 2017 10:00 pm
Turkey launching initiative to annul US ‘disgraceful’ decision on al-Quds: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the awards ceremony for National Employment Mobilization as part of an Employment Council meeting in Ankara, Turkey, on December 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is launching an initiative at the United Nations to […]

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European Union position on Jerusalem al-Quds stays the same: Donald Tusk

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European Union position on Jerusalem al-Quds stays the same: Donald Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk answers the press as he arrives to attend the first day of a European council meeting in Brussels on December 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) European Union leaders have rejected a contentious US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” saying the 28-member bloc’s […]

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Palestinian diplomats push for UN Security Council resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move

December 14, 2017 4:26 am
Palestinian diplomats push for UN Security Council resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move

Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour greets Spanish envoy Roman Oyarzun Marchesi ahead of the UN Security Council’s December 23, 2016, vote on Israeli settlements. (Photo by AFP) Palestinian officials are reportedly pushing for a UN Security Council resolution that rejects US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as […]

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US isolated at United Nations Security Council as allies condemn Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds decision

December 8, 2017 11:59 pm
US isolated at United Nations Security Council as allies condemn Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds decision

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley attends the Security Council’s emergency meeting on the situation in Palestine in New York on December 8, 2017. (AFP photo) The US has become isolated at the UN Security Council as Washington’s traditional allies condemn President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds […]

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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

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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

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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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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American President Donald Trump asks Israel to restrain response to Jerusalem al-Quds move: Document

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American President Donald Trump asks Israel to restrain response to Jerusalem al-Quds move: Document

Donald Trump (left) with Benjamin Netanyahu (file photo) American President Donald Trump has called on Israel to restrain its response to his announcement of the US recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds as the Tel Aviv regime’s capital, fearing backlash from the international community, according to a State Department document. “While I recognize […]

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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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