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“The Czech Republic has decided to open in May an honorary consulate in West Jerusalem, and before the end of the year a Czech (cultural) center, also in West Jerusalem,” the statement said. The third ... Moving the embassy to Jerusalem would require the approval of the Czech government. Opened in ...
... overwhelming majority of 96% want to ensure that the city stays open and that the border between East and West Jerusalem isn't re-established. ... They are not allowed to cooperate with the Ramallah-based Palestinian government, yet their own local institutions have been closed upon the Israeli ...

On Independence Day eve, I was returning from an alternative torchlighting ceremony held by the anti-occupation organization Yesh Gvul. Night had already fallen but the fireworks display ending the official ceremony, on nearby Mount Herzl, had not yet begun. The No. 14 bus I was on was half-empty.
Section 6 was also inserted, stating that no authority within the jurisdiction of Jerusalem could be transferred “to a foreign body, whether political or governmental.” Likewise, Basic Law: Referendum, 5774-2014, stipulates that Israel's sovereignty over part of its territory should not be waived unless the government has so ...
President Trump announced yesterday that the U.S. government recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will begin preparations for ... Current and past proposals to move the embassy have all involved relocation to West Jerusalem – territory to which Palestinian negotiators have not laid claim.
West Jerusalem Mayor to Announce Knesset Candidacy. Thursday, 22 March ... Although Netanyahu declared at the beginning of the week that his government coalition would last until the end of 2019, a senior Israeli minister told the Maariv website that the PM had not given up on early elections in June.

The contrast with the West Jerusalem Office, which only serves Israeli Jews, could not be starker, with no queues or any form of humiliation. ... any presence in East Jerusalem, leaving it to Palestinian members of the Knesset and human rights organisations to take up the matter with the Israeli government.
Late, but hopefully not too late, the government has allocated a substantial amount for spending on basic infrastructure there. ... It was an eye-opener to most Israelis — and even to most residents of West Jerusalem — who have become used to receiving courteous service from the population authority, ...
Had the president decided to relocate the US embassy to West Jerusalem and recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of the future state of ... Before the creation of the state of Israel, the area were the US embassy will be relocated was public property belonging to the government of Mandatory Palestine.
... avoid future complications with the population authority. Appointments aren't necessary for other population authority offices, and Haaretz discovered that getting one in East Jerusalem is nearly mission impossible. The authority uses the government's My Visit app, and recently offered some dates in May, ...
Two years before, the Israeli government had banned his political party, Kach, for its anti-Arab platform. Kahane had called ... Yet 27 years after Kahane's murder, on another November evening, hundreds of Israelis gathered in West Jerusalem to commemorate the anniversary of his death. It was one of 25 ...
"By unethically stripping the residency of Palestinians from Jerusalem and depriving the rights of those Palestinians to remain in their own city, the Israeli government ... The latter had recently announced its recognition of West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and East Jerusalem as "the capital of the future ...
By failing to distinguish between the legal status of East and West Jerusalem, the Conservative statement misleads everyday Canadians to believe that East Jerusalem is legally part of ... While our government considers itself a "steadfast ally" of Israel, we are only a mere "friend" to the Palestinian people.
Ramallah-based Palestinian government slammed the decision saying "it violates the rules of international law" after Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales announced ... Spotted in west Jerusalem: Guatemalan Ambassador @SaraSolisC, on a visit to find a new embassy site. pic.twitter.com/yr4ZXU0u4J.
ON BIBI'S MIND -- “Israel demands stricter sanctions on Iranian missiles” by Barak Ravid: “Israeli officials told me that the government in Jerusalem was surprised to find out that the .... Dan Williams: "Spotted in West Jerusalem: Guatemalan Ambassador @SaraSolisC, on a visit to find a new embassy site.
By failing to distinguish between the legal status of East and West Jerusalem, the Conservative statement misleads everyday Canadians to believe that East Jerusalem is legally part of ... While our government considers itself a "steadfast ally" of Israel, we are only a mere "friend" to the Palestinian people.
Two, the Israeli Ministerial Committee for Legislation was seeking to advance the "Bill of Church Lands" which would have controversially given the Israeli government the power to confiscate church property that had been leased out in West Jerusalem. In most European countries, such as in Germany, ...

For years, Mr. Adelson, a Las Vegas casino mogul, has pushed the United States government to move its embassy to Jerusalem, the disputed capital that .... temporary American Embassy will be housed, and the land adjacent to it, roughly straddles the seam between West Jerusalem, where mostly Israelis ...
... High Court of Justice in West Jerusalem, which decided in September to annul a decade-old decision to revoke the residency permits of four Palestinians ... The government bill specifies three cases in which the Minister of the Interior is entitled to revoke the permanent residency permit for citizens: if the ...
The president of Romania posted a statement on Friday expressing opposition to the move being advanced by the Romanian government to move its ... However, the Czech Foreign Ministry announced at the same time that the Czech Republic only recognized West Jerusalem as Israel's capital and that the ...
In 2015 a ceremony was held in a schoolyard in the Kiryat Moshe neighborhood of west Jerusalem, about four kilometers from the Temple Mount. ... With longing, a call and a demand, as well as practical preparation for the moment the government allows the Passover sacrifice to be properly offered, on its ...
... Israeli Knesset bill that would have allowed the Israeli government to seize church land, as well as a plan to tax church property. Following uproar and protests that included the shutdown of the Church and solidarity from leading religious figures around the world, the West Jerusalem Municipality decided ...
Although the Israeli government has long exempted churches from taxes, Jerusalem's municipality has demanded that their businesses pay local levies. ... even more noxious by the churches, which have begun to sell much of their residential property in West Jerusalem, the main Jewish half of the city.
A search is underway for a site for a permanent embassy to be built, but for the foreseeable future, the face of the United States government will be in Arnona ... The Arnona compound sits between the predominantly Jewish West Jerusalem and East Jerusalem, which Israel captured from Jordan in the 1967 ...
However, she did add, “Some countries have consular presence in east and west Jerusalem, so I think that's where Canada needs to go, and the whole question of the embassy is something we should watch and see how the Americans proceed.” The current Canadian government is led by Liberal Party ...
The Jerusalem issue is an excuse to divert attention and anger from the corrupt government of the Palestinian Authority and its aging dictator, serving his 13th year of a four-year presidency. During the ... In 1967, Jerusalem was re-united after Jordan started another war by shelling West Jerusalem. How did ...
With US President Donald Trump's announcement in December that the American government will now recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, we are finally acknowledging a reality that we have cowardly avoided for far ... For 70 years, Israel's government has been headquartered in west Jerusalem.
The Israeli government, which operates mostly out of West Jerusalem, claims the whole city as its capital. Ahmad Tibi, member of the Joint List and Israel's most popular Arab politician, confirmed the boycott of Pence's speech to Newsweek. “Pence pressed for the U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem ...
Rather than building an entirely new structure in the city, plans have reportedly shifted in recent days, and the U.S. State Department now plans to retrofit a building the government already owns in West Jerusalem. “We will not be moving to a new facility ... we are going to retrofit a building,” Steve Goldstein, ...
These diplomats also facilitate the access of individuals living in territory already controlled by the Palestinian Authority to American government programs ... to the Palestinians in West Jerusalem is even harder to reconcile, especially when dealing with countries claiming to be neutral brokers in the region.
In spirit, many across the world — not just in Israel or the US — recognise Jerusalem as the de facto spiritual capital of Judaism and West Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel. However ... Many of the BJP's supporters, including party members, have roundly criticised this decision of the government.
The U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem can not conduct any other business with the Isreali government. Even Russia has come to the conclusion that ... At the same time, we (Russia) must state that in this context ,we view West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.” We need to stop listening to the threats from Iran, ...
The civil rights leader never got the chance to visit Israel, including West Jerusalem and the Christian holy sites of Galilee. He was in the process of planning such a trip, with the strong support of the government of Israel, in 1967, but canceled in the wake of the Six-Day War. King was assassinated the ...
The president portrayed his action as a simple recognition of the reality that the seat of Israel's government is in (West) Jerusalem. In defending the decision, his advisers also suggested that the move didn't commit the U.S. to any particular view of Jerusalem's ultimate borders or the future of East Jerusalem, ...
The area is adjacent to a main traffic artery of west Jerusalem. ... The “Givat Hamatos A” plan, which was approved and published in Reshumot, the official gazette of the state of Israel, envisages 2,610 “government” housing units, but the ... The Israeli building is orderly building, mainly governmental.
"This (Jerusalem) is the seat of government of the state of Israel." Thirdly, he doesn't believe Mr Trump's policy will harm the peace process. "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 ...
On April 6, 2017, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced that it recognized West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Did anyone anywhere react to ... With few exceptions, there should be no secrecy in government — much less a blanket policy of such coming from the one in command. Whether intentionally ...
Czech Republic has also since recognised West Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The announcement is scant compensation for Trump ... becoming president of Guatemala in 2016. On Friday, he foreshadowed the decision he was to make regarding Jerusalem, as he defended his government's vote at the UN.
At first, the Jewish state only controlled West Jerusalem. But in the 1967 Six-Day War, it gained ... Israel is the only country in the world whose self-proclaimed capital — the place where its seat of government is located — is not widely recognized by the international community. Much as I oppose President ...
Israel's government has been in West Jerusalem since the state's founding in 1948. In the ... For his part, Mr. Trump could lessen the damage by specifying that the embassy, when moved, would be in West Jerusalem, and by indicating that the United States wants to recognize East Jerusalem as Palestine's ...
“Jerusalem,” he said, “is the home of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, as well as the Israeli Supreme Court. It is the location of the official residence of the Prime Minister and the President. It is the headquarters of many government ministries.” All of these institutions are located in West Jerusalem, and ...
U.S. President Donald Trump with a proclaimation that the U.S. government will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 6, 2017. ... This assertion of sovereignty is less controversial as applied to West Jerusalem, which Israel has controlled since 1948. But both the United Nations ...
On Wednesday, Donald Trump insisted that his declaration that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital was “nothing more or less than the recognition of reality,” given that Israel has made West Jerusalem the seat of its government since 1949. Downplaying warnings that the move might ...
Al-Ayyam and al-Hayat al-Jadida said that the Palestinian government stated that 20,000 employees from the Gaza Strip will be included on the Palestinian ... Al-Quds said Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III has rejected an invitation by the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem to attend an event on ...
The dailies also reported that the Israeli government unanimously approved a plan to give “legal” status to the settlement outpost of Havat Gilad in the ... According to al-Hayat al-Jadida, Palestinian cabinet slammed a decision by the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem to impose taxes on churches and ...
As is evident from the current state of affairs, this plan was never implemented. The government of Israel accepted the plan, while Palestinian representatives summarily rejected it. Subsequent wars led to Israel's annexation of West Jerusalem, while Jordan occupied the eastern portion of the city. According ...
Archaeology and tourism development by government institutions as well as private settler organisations established what it said was a “narrative based on ... More recently, a cable car project approved by the Israeli cabinet in May plans to connect West Jerusalem with the Old City, part of Jerusalem ...
The newspapers reported a statement by Palestinian government following its weekly meeting held in the city of Ramallah, West Bank. ... It quoted an East Jerusalem Palestinian official saying that the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem and the Israeli Ministry of Education want to empty the Old City of ...
I come here today, a week after forming the new Israeli government, to try to start a new chapter in relations between our peoples. ... My government is prepared to divide Jerusalem into two capital cities: West Jerusalem, the capital of Israel; and East Jerusalem, the capital of Palestine. The “Holy Basin” area ...
The dailies also reported that the Israeli government unanimously approved a plan to give “legal” status to the settlement outpost of Havat Gilad in the ... According to al-Hayat al-Jadida, Palestinian cabinet slammed a decision by the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem to impose taxes on churches and ...


 

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