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“CNN's sources say, for instance, that it may be 'softened' to refer specifically to West Jerusalem, which would change the flavor of the statement considerably.” But one thing is clear. Such a move should not be undertaken unless the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is safe, following the standards ...
American workers were seen earlier this week moving boxes with the US consulate logo into a boutique hotel in West Jerusalem that was recently closed down. ... The US appears to have secretly begun to relocate its consular offices in West Jerusalem as part of the planned relocation of the US embassy.

Notably, Trump said then that the US would not make any decisions on borders of an East and West Jerusalem, or a final status agreement of the city, which has long been considered to be determined by negotiations. "We are not taking a position of any final status issues including the specific boundaries ...
Pence gave a date for moving the U.S. embassy to West Jerusalem. This will happen next year, and is a move that I support. And he promised that the U.S. will not permit Iran to acquire nuclear weapons. This too is a welcome commitment, even absent an explanation of how this might be accomplished.
"It was a speech full of religiosity, talking about the Hebrew bible and its significance here in Israel," Fawcett said, speaking from inside the Knesset in West Jerusalem. Chief negotiator for the Palestinian Authority Saeb Erekat derided Pence's speech for its controversial religious nature. "The messianic ...
Israel, it is assumed, will retain West Jerusalem as it had prior to the war. East Jerusalem, which had been under Jordanian control before the war, will serve as the Palestinian capital. If the locations of diplomatic offices are to be taken as expressions of how various countries and diplomatic bodies believe ...

Palestinian Christians on Saturday pummelled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the church's decision to sell land to Jewish groups. The Greek Orthodox Church is one of the biggest private landowners in the Holy Land and in ...
"The Palestinians have referred to East Jerusalem to be the capital of a Palestinian state," he says. "Which implies that at least West Jerusalem is going to be the capital of the Israeli state. "If you read the whole of the president's comments when he made the announcement, he actually said it was up the ...
A plan to build a Jewish residential neighborhood in Givat Hamatos (Airplane Hill) in southern Jerusalem was approved in 2014, but has been frozen for four years due to pressure from the U.S. and EU countries. The area is adjacent to a main traffic artery of west Jerusalem. Givat Hamatos is one of the last ...
Israel's transport minister wants to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City and name a station next to the Western Wall after Donald Trump. Yisrael Katz said he wanted to honour the US president for his decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews ...
I joined throngs of Israeli civilians and troops walking across the old no-man's land of barbed wire and smoking earth between Israeli West Jerusalem ... He was warned that if he attacked Israel -controlled West Jerusalem, he would lose everything – the Old City with its Muslim shrines and the West Bank.
To understand why East Jerusalem and its environs are so critical to the fate of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, some background: After the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, Israel captured West Jerusalem, while Jordan controlled East Jerusalem and the adjoining West Bank. Jordan lost these areas to Israel in ...
The Czech Republic said Wednesday that it recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, adding that "considers Jerusalem to be future capital of both states, meaning the State of Israel and the future State of Palestine." The announcement came hours after US President Donald Trump declared that his ...
Nabil Abu Rudeineh added the Palestinians would not accept any changes to the 1967 border, the green line that delineates East and West Jerusalem. The Old City of Jerusalem -- including the sites holy to the three Abrahamic faiths -- sits in East Jerusalem. Previous negotiations have seen the sides ...
Though Israel's parliament and the prime minister's home are in Jerusalem, they sit in West Jerusalem, the side of the city Israel has controlled since 1949. Israel captured East Jerusalem in 1967 and annexed that half of the city. The international community views that land as occupied territory; the ...
Earlier Wednesday, Trump declared that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, but the statement out of Prague specifically cited the possibility that the ancient city could serve a dual purpose in future peace talks. “The Czech Republic together with other EU member states, following the EU ...
In December 1917 — 100 years ago this month — the British general Edmund Allenby seized control of Jerusalem from its Ottoman Turkish defenders. Dismounting his horse, he entered the Old City on foot, through Jaffa Gate, out of respect for its holy status. In the century since, Jerusalem has been fought ...

The United States Consulate building complex in West Jerusalem. Many believe this consulate building, completed several years ago and serving both American citizens in this area and visa-seeking Palestinians, could be the site of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem.CreditJim Hollander/European ...
... battle against Jerusalem District Court due to mounting criticism over land deals the church has made in recent years in West Jerusalem and ...
As for Israeli Arabs - they already live all over Israel, including in areas adjacent to west Jerusalem such as Abu Ghosh. Any citizen is free to ...
This followed a deal to sell 500 dunams of land in the Talbiya and Rehavia neighborhoods in West Jerusalem. Previous deals were reached in ...
He remains determined to keep rebuilding: "In 1967, the Israelis kicked my family out of their home in Jorat al-Anab [in West Jerusalem], and ...
The school previously attained a building permit from the Jerusalem Awqaf Department, however, the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem ...
However, the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem annulled the permit. The school called on residents and students' parents to participate in a ...
Palestine maintains its position on the settlement of the Israel conflict and does not intend to give up its claim to be politically recognized as an independent state with a capital in West Jerusalem, Palestinian Ambassador to Russia Abdel Hafiz Nofal ...
Several years ago, a group of women in the west Jerusalem enclave of Ein Kerem, a mountainside neighborhood known for its ancient churches and early Christian history, began hosting tourists in their homes as part of a project called "Nifleot Ein Kerem ...
To the Editor: Muslim American activist Tarek El-Messidi teamed up with fellow activist Linda Sarsour to raise funds to rebuild the Jewish cemetery in St. Louis where hundreds of headstones were desecrated.
Israeli forces continued with systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 16-22, March 2017. Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
"I could go to the old city or West Jerusalem and know my way around," Peterson said. "It really became home." Peterson said she enjoyed the spiritual aspects of her studies in Jerusalem, as well as learning about the rich history of the area.
He is able to exist in many spaces - in West Jerusalem cafes with Israeli friends, in Jerusalem night clubs, in European art circles, in Gaza with Palestinian militants - but every new encounter pushes him further away from his true identity.
The total population of West Jerusalem (the New City) and East Jerusalem (the Old City) and their environs was about 200,000 with a slight Arab majority.
Israel occupied East Jerusalem during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. It annexed the area in 1980, claiming it -- along with West Jerusalem -- as the "unified" capital of the self-proclaimed Jewish state in a move never recognized by the international ...
"A third of them were from West Jerusalem, and it wasn't easy convincing them to come," says Djemal. One of Djemal's friends, a religious Jew in high-tech, was afraid of coming to Beit Hanina.
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has urged the European Union to avoid holding its meetings with Israeli officials in West Jerusalem al-Quds. Saeb Erekat, the PLO's secretary-general, made the appeal in a letter addressed to EU foreign ...
Israel occupied East Jerusalem during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. It annexed the area in 1980, claiming it -- along with West Jerusalem -- as the "unified" capital of the self-proclaimed Jewish state in a move never recognized by the international ...
"Jerusalem police said today that they had confessions from three suspects directly involved in planting bombs that wrecked the Supersol supermarket in West Jerusalem on Feb. 21, killing two Hebrew University students and injuring nine other persons.
The most famous of these cases is the Mamilla cemetery near downtown West Jerusalem, an ancient Muslim gravesite that is now the site of the Center for Human Dignity, a project of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
But today, as he sits in his office in west Jerusalem, Zuroff concedes that the chase is probably almost over. More than 70 years after the last gas chambers were shuttered, old age will likely catch up with the remaining Nazi war criminals before ...
Film and Falafel: An Israeli dinner and screening of East Jerusalem, West Jerusalem at Temple Beth Abraham in Tarrytown. Time and sign-up to be advised.
National Harbor, Maryland - The Trump administration needs to commit to a "180 degree" from the Obama policies if it wants to defeat ISIS, former U.S.
A 2016 report by Israeli daily Haaretz said that Palestinian schools in occupied East Jerusalem received less than half the funds that the Jerusalem municipality transferred to Jewish schools in West Jerusalem. In 2011, the Applied Research Institute ...
Our community's struggle is one for human and women's rights. It is a struggle for liberation and justice. Those who support the oppression of another people are disparaging 100 years of struggle by women and LGBTQs.
A service of rededication has taken place at St Saviour's Church, in Acre in northern Israel, which was closed in the late 1940s.
... a Polish Holocaust survivor to a 12-year-old daughter of immigrants. "Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man" is a look at the singer-songwriter who died last year, while "East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem" chronicles Israeli guitarist-singer David Broza's ...
... the invasion, the soldiers abducted Mohammad Kayed Mahmoud, Shahin Oleyyan, and three siblings, identified as Samer, Mohannad and Sami Anwar Obeid; they were moved to the al-Maskobiyya detention and interrogation center, in west Jerusalem.
Most who turn up to audition have spent time in the so-called "Russian compound" of al-Moskobiya, West Jerusalem's notorious interrogation and detention center. Their treatment there routinely included various forms of physical and psychological ...
Hundreds of Israelis demonstrated on February 8, 2017 in west Jerusalem in support of Barbur Gallery after the Jerusalem Municipality announced its intentions to close the space for hosting a lecture with Yuli Novak, the director of Breaking the Silence.
Friedman, a right-wing Zionist who has a house in West Jerusalem, has helped funnel tens of millions of dollars to Beit El, an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank.
Married to a Palestinian Muslim and struggling to even rent a house in West Jerusalem, since no one wants to lease their house to an Arab man, this couple wants to move to the U.S.
... for most of my life Jaffa Street in central Jerusalem was like a foreign, European country. In my childhood, the word "Jew" referred to either Israeli Border Police or riot Police.


 

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