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More than Half of House Democrats Reject Peace Plan Without Two States

TEL AVIV – More than half of the Democrats in the House of Representatives have backed a resolution that argues that the Trump administration’s long-anticipated peace plan will only distance the prospects of peace unless it expressly stipulates the notion of a two state solution.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: (AFP OUT) US President Donald J. Trump (C) signs an order recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory, in front of Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu (Back C), in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House March 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. Also in …

Moldova Announces Embassy Move to Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Moldova will relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the Filip government said Tuesday, making it the first European country to have its embassy in Jerusalem.  The announcement comes amid a constitutional crisis that

Moldova crisis deepens as new president calls snap vote

Mexico City Caves to BDS Extremists, Removes Photos of Jerusalem and Golan Heights

NUWEIBA – A dozen photographs have been removed from an exhibition on Israel in Mexico City Metro on the grounds of complaints filed by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the Jewish state, saying the images, which included scenes from the Golan Heights and eastern Jerusalem, depicted territories of “brutal military occupation.”

Members of the Palestinian community and sympathizers take part in a protest against Israel at the Angel de la Independencia square, in Mexico City, on May 14, 2018. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinians Demand Israel Cut Jerusalem from Eurovision Promos

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority has demanded that footage of Jerusalem be omitted from promotional videos on Eurovision, accusing Israel of pushing a “colonial occupation” agenda to fans of the international song competition.

Tourists listen to a guide during a visit at Mount of Olives in east Jerusalem overlooking the Old City and the Dome of the Rock mosque, situated at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, on June 28, 2016. Israeli authorities announced they were closing Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to non-Muslim visitors …

Christians Observe Good Friday: Crushed for Our Iniquities

Christians all over the world today are observing Good Friday. It is the anniversary of the death of Jesus of Nazareth, whom Christians believe died in place of sinners to pay the price to satisfy the justice of a holy God for all their sins, if that person would turn to God in faith and repentance, trusting in Jesus Christ’s sacrifice on their behalf, and believing in his Easter resurrection from the dead.

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U.S. Shutters Consulate in Jerusalem as Embassy Fills Role

JERUSALEM – In a move that angered Palestinians, the U.S. officially closed its consulate in Jerusalem on Monday, merging consular activities with the main embassy which was relocated to the capital in May. 

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Israel Braces for Temple Mount Muslim Riots

Security forces were gearing up Friday morning for anticipated violence ahead of Friday prayers at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount as police announced 60 people were arrested overnight on suspicion of planning violence.

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Watchdog: UN to Release Record Number of Anti-Israel Reports Next Month

TEL AVIV – The United Nations Humans Rights Council is set to launch an unprecedented assault on Israel next month, including releasing a series of reports singling it out for alleged war crimes and human rights violations, and a “thinly-veiled” call for a boycott the Jewish state, watchdog group UN Watch said. 

US scraps UN meeting on North Korea human rights

Sweden Rules Out Moving Israel Embassy To Jerusalem

The Swedish government has totally ruled out moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem following a request by the Liberal Party with Foreign Minister Margot Wallström saying a move would contradict European Union convention.

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