Jerusalem

  • United Nations voting against Trump’s Jerusalem decision

    The United Nations on Thursday delivered a stinging rebuke of President Trump‘s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, casting an overwhelming vote condemning the move and calling on the U.S. to withdraw the decision. The final vote count in favor of the resolution was 128. Nine countries opposed the resolution while 35...
  • Jerusalem and Middle Eastern Christians

    Christian leaders in the Middle East oppose U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The underlying issue is that Christians in the region side with the Palestinian cause against the Jewish state, on the whole. Exceptions exist, and one could argue that pro-Israeli Christians ought to be the majority...
  • Did Trump really have the right understanding when he made the decision on Jerusalem ??

    President Trump did not completely grasp the ramifications of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, several advisers told The Washington Post. Trump wanted to seem “pro-Israel” and focused on “making a deal,” two advisers told the Post. According to the newspaper, some administration officials voicing their support for the decision included Vice President...
  • President Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

    WASHINGTON – (AP) — President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. Trump will instruct the State Department to begin the multi-year process of...
  • President Trump making major moves !

    U.S. President Donald Trump informed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Abbas’ spokesman said. The statement did not say whether Trump elaborated on the timing of such a move. “President Mahmoud Abbas received a telephone call from U.S. President...
  • CHURCH WHERE JESUS DIED SUFFERS ROOF COLLAPSE AS HUNDREDS WORSHIP

    Part of the of the roof of Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher collapsed Friday as hundreds of worshippers visited the site. The church, one of the holiest locations in the Christian faith, had to be closed in the wake of the collapse while officials made sure it was...
  • Palestinian shoots dead 3 Israelis at settlement near Jerusalem. See Video!

    A Palestinian gunman opened fire at the entrance to a settlement near Jerusalem, killing an Israel policeman and two security guards. It was one of the deadliest attacks in recent years.(Photo: Reuters) HAR ADAR, West Bank — A Palestinian shot dead an Israeli policeman and two security guards at the...
  • Palestinians decry arrest of Islamic movement leader!

    Raed Salah’s arrest is part of a wider political trend in Israel targeting Arab political life, Palestinians say. Salah has styled the Islamic Movement as a guardian of al-Aqsa and has promoted the holy site as a nationalistic symbol Ramallah, Occupied West Bank- Palestinian leaders in Israel have denounced the...
  • Police Closed Temple Mount To Jews After Prayer!

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Police closed the Temple Mount to Jewish visitors after a group of Jews began praying at the site in violation of the rules of the site. Jerusalem District Commander Yoram Halevy ordered the closure on Wednesday over the Jewish group’s “violating the rules of conduct that...