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Israeli bill makes it harder to cede parts of Jerusalem al-Quds to Palestinians

January 2, 2018 4:10 am
Israeli bill makes it harder to cede parts of Jerusalem al-Quds to Palestinians

A view of the al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem al-Quds Emboldened by a recent US policy shift, the Israeli parliament has passed a bill that makes it more difficult to cede parts of Jerusalem al-Quds to Palestinians, who want the eastern section of the occupied city as the capital of […]

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Muslim world won’t compromise on al-Quds, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

December 30, 2017 2:26 am
Muslim world won’t compromise on al-Quds, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, on December 21, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again criticized US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel, stressing that the Israeli-occupied city is of great value […]

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Fearing US reprisal, Guatemala sticks to decision on Jerusalem al-Quds

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Fearing US reprisal, Guatemala sticks to decision on Jerusalem al-Quds

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel answers questions during a press conference at the Culture Palace in Guatemala City, on December 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Apparently afraid of US diplomatic reprisal, the small Central American country of Guatemala says a plan to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv […]

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Israel to name train station after US President Donald over Jerusalem al-Quds move

December 27, 2017 11:30 pm
Israel to name train station after US President Donald over Jerusalem al-Quds move

US President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem al-Quds’ Old City, May 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Israeli transport minister says he wants to build a train tunnel under Jerusalem al-Quds’ Old City and name a station located next to the Haram al-Sharif after US President Donald Trump. Yisrael […]

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US President Donald Trump’s decision on al-Quds aimed at killing Palestinian cause: Hamas chief

December 26, 2017 3:30 am
US President Donald Trump’s decision on al-Quds aimed at killing Palestinian cause: Hamas chief

Yahya Sinwar (L), leader of Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, and the movement’s political bureau head Ismail Haniyeh meet with the heads of families in Gaza City on December 26, 2017, to discuss recent developments on the reconciliation talks. (Photo by AFP) The politburo chief of the Palestinian Islamic resistance […]

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Palestine slams as ‘shameful’ Guatemala’s decision to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds

December 25, 2017 2:57 am
Palestine slams as ‘shameful’ Guatemala’s decision to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds

Palestinian protesters burn Israeli flags during a demonstration at the Jerusalem al-Quds Open University in Dura village on the outskirts of the West Bank town of al-Khalil (Hebron) on December 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Palestine has strongly lambasted as “shameful” Guatemala’s decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds […]

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Guatemala becomes first country to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds after US

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Guatemala becomes first country to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds after US

This file picture taken on September 19, 2017 shows Guatemala’s President Jimmy Morales addressing the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York. (Photo by AFP) Guatemala has announced that it will be moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds, making it […]

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Iranian lawmakers pass bill on Jerusalem al-Quds as permanent capital of Palestine

December 24, 2017 2:26 am
Iranian lawmakers pass bill on Jerusalem al-Quds as permanent capital of Palestine

The photo shows a view of the Iranian parliament in session. (Photo by IRNA) Iranian lawmakers have approved a double-urgency bill that recognizes Jerusalem al-Quds as the permanent capital of the state of Palestine. The motion was passed by 187 votes in favor, 15 against and 9 abstentions from a total […]

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More Americans oppose US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move as Israel’s “capital” : Poll

December 23, 2017 8:00 pm
More Americans oppose US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move as Israel’s “capital” : Poll

Protesters shout slogans against US President Donald Trump during a demonstration near the American embassy in the Jordanian capital Amman, on December 22, 2017. (AFP photo) A new poll shows fewer than half of Americans support US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital” and even a smaller […]

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Philippine protesters denounce Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move

December 21, 2017 1:28 am
Philippine protesters denounce Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds move

A Philippine protester plays with a portrait of US President Donald Trump with horns and fangs as they try to march towards the Israel embassy to protest against a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital” in Manila, December 21, 2017. (Photo by AP) Dozens of demonstrators have […]

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Hamas blasts Washington for vetoing United Nations Security Council resolution on Jerusalem al-Quds

December 19, 2017 3:00 pm
Hamas blasts Washington for vetoing United Nations Security Council resolution on Jerusalem al-Quds

Pro-Palestine protesters chant slogans during a demonstration against a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel in Diyarbakir, Turkey, December 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, has blasted Washington for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution aimed at voiding US President Donald Trump’s […]

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Palestine calls for United Nations General Assembly meeting after US vetoes Jerusalem al-Quds resolution

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Palestine calls for United Nations General Assembly meeting after US vetoes Jerusalem al-Quds resolution

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki The Palestinian Foreign Minister has called for an emergency United Nations General Assembly meeting after Washington vetoed a UNSC resolution aimed at annulling US President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki made the announcement on Monday, while noting […]

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The United States vetoes UNSC resolution rejecting Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds decision as Israel’s capital

December 18, 2017 8:54 am
The United States vetoes UNSC resolution rejecting Trump’s Jerusalem al-Quds decision as Israel’s capital

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley (C) speaks after she voted against the vote on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of Israel during a meeting of the UN Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York, […]

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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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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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