Pompeo Issues Historic Policy Reversal: Israeli West Bank Settlements ‘Not Illegal’

posted in: Israel, News

In a major, if entirely expected, complete reversal of Obama-era policy on the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday the Trump administration is reversing the official US stance on the illegality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. “After … Read More

Two Palestinians killed as renewed Israel, Gaza rocket fire intensifies

A rocket is fired from Gaza towards Israel, in Gaza on November 12, 2019. (Reuters) Two Palestinian were killed on Wednesday as renewed attacks between Israel and Gaza continue to intensify, an Al Arabiya correspondent reported the Gaza Health Ministry … Read More

Israel to allow Jews to perform their prayers inside Al-Aqsa Mosque soon

Israeli forces attack Palestinian worshippers in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque on 11 August 2019 [Faiz Abu Rmeleh/Anadolu Agency] Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan stated on Friday that Israel could allow Jews to freely perform their prayers inside Al-Aqsa Mosque soon, Arab48.com reported. Asked by Makor Rishon regarding … Read More

How to get Erdoğan off the Temple Mount

posted in: Breaking News, News

Moves to check Turkey’s growing influence in and around the Temple Mount must take into account the difficulty of proving that Turkish-funded “civil” nonprofits encourage and foster terrorist activity. Anyone seeking to address the Turkish presence in Jerusalem must begin … Read More

Muslim worshippers clash with Israeli police at Jerusalem holy site

Muslims refer to the site as the Noble Sanctuary and Jews refer to it as the Temple Mount. JERUSALEM — Muslim worshipers clashed with Israeli police in Jerusalem’s Old City Sunday, a holy day on the religious calendar for both … Read More

PA President Abbas: We shall enter Jerusalem – Millions of fighters!

posted in: Middle East, News

The Palestinian leader was speaking during a visit to the Jalazone Refugee Camp near Ramallah earlier this month. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses Arab journalists in Ramallah on July 3. (photo credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) In a visit to the … Read More

PA President Abbas: ‘Millions Of Fighters’ Will Take Over Jerusalem

posted in: Middle East, News

‘Not a single penny’ of payments to terrorists will be stopped. Mahmoud Abbas / Getty Images Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas threatened this week that “millions of fighters” would swarm Jerusalem and topple the Jewish state’s capital city, warning that … Read More

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