Tag: Temple Mount

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Netanyahu: Israel Must Retain Jerusalem to Ensure Freedom of Worship

DAVOS, Switzerland — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Thursday that Israel would retain control over Jerusalem’s holy sites in any peace deal, while ensuring “complete religious rights for those of all faiths.” His comments came amid speculation over the content of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan.

School children wave Israeli flags at the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, during Jerusalem Day celebrations, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. On Wednesday Israelis commemorated the capture of the city's eastern sector in the 1967 Mideast war. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Affirming Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

Following the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the U.N.’s educational, scientific, and cultural body (UNESCO) over it’s anti-Israel bias, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) introduced a resolution that “recognizes and affirms the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred city of Jerusalem.”

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Abbas’s Fatah Party: Israel Has No Right to Temple Mount

TEL AVIV — The Fatah movement, under the leadership of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, released a statement Monday marking 48 years since the Al Aqsa Mosque was set ablaze by a mentally ill Australian citizen, claiming that Israeli is an “occupying” country that has no sovereignty over the Al Aqsa Mosque.

PA Presidential Guard: Water Freedom With Blood Of Palestine’s Sons

JERUSALEM – Following the Temple Mount crisis which Palestinian leadership has warned is the first of many “rounds of battle,” the Palestinian Authority’s Presidential Guard posted a message urging people to “water freedom with the blood of Palestine’s sons,” Israeli monitoring group Palestinian Media Watch reported.

PA Foreign Minister: Prep for ‘Very Nasty’ Fight Over Temple Mount

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority’s foreign minister told 57 of his counterparts that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not give up on his quest to regain control of the Temple Mount and the Muslim world should prepare itself for the next “very nasty” round of conflict over the holy site in Jerusalem.