Analysis: Putting the Western Wall on the itinerary for world leaders

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will be the latest leader to officially put the Western Wall on his itinerary on Friday. >  An historic day at the Western Wall >  Vice President Mike Pence ‘inspired’ after praying at Western Wall … Read More

Pope Francis denounces ‘murderous indifference’ by powers in Mideast

(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) Pope Francis, center, flanked by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, left, and Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, reads his message outside the St. Nicholas Basilica on the occasion of a … Read More

Paraguay opens its Israel embassy in Jerusalem

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Paraguay is the third country after the United States and Guatemala to move its embassy to the disputed city. The status of Jerusalem remains a major hurdle to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Paraguay opened its new … Read More

Palestinians recall envoys to four EU nations after US embassy move

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Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas gestures as he chairs a Palestinian National Council meeting in Ramallah on April 30, 2018ABBAS MOMANI (AFP) The Palestinian Authority (PA) has recalled its envoys to Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria after their ambassadors attended … Read More

Police boot Jews from Temple Mount for raising Israel flag on volatile day

Jerusalem Day revelers questioned for violating visitation rules at contested holy site, as security forces prepare for afternoon flag march in Old City. Jews and Muslims clashed Sunday morning on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, with police detaining … Read More

Israel says three ‘armed terrorists’ among 52 reported dead in Gaza border clashes

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At least three of the 52 Palestinians reportedly killed Monday in clashes ahead of the Jerusalem opening of the U.S. Embassy to Israel were “armed terrorists” caught trying to plant a bomb near the Gaza border fence, Israel’s military said. … Read More

U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem ‘Will Come at a Price,’ Israeli Defense Chief Says

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Avigdor Lieberman says ‘historic, important and dramatic’ decision to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem will have a price that is ‘worth paying.’ The U.S. Embassy building in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv.JACK GUEZ/AFP Japan’s Abe tells Netanyahu: Israel … Read More

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