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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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Muslim world needs another intifada in defense of Quds: Tehran conference

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Muslim world needs another intifada in defense of Quds: Tehran conference

An overview of the venue hosting the 31st Islamic Unity Conference in the Iranian capital of Tehran, December 7, 2018 (Photo by IRNA) Senior Muslim figures attending the international Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran have slammed a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” calling for a new […]

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used ‘proxy’ to buy record-breaking da Vinci artwork: report

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used ‘proxy’ to buy record-breaking da Vinci artwork: report

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Photo by AFP) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly used a minor member of the royal family as a ‘proxy’ to buy the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction last month, at a time when the kingdom was rounding up billionaire princes […]

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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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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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Iranian capital of Tehran hosts International Islamic Unity Conference

December 5, 2017 10:54 am
Iranian capital of Tehran hosts International Islamic Unity Conference

The photo shows a view of the 31th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, Iran, December 5, 2017. The 31 International Islamic Unity Conference begins in the Iranian capital, Tehran, with 520 dignitaries, ministers, scholars, university professors, and representatives from scientific as well as cultural associations in attendance. The event is […]

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

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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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