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Rouhani to depart for emergency session on Jerusalem in Turkey

Waar Media - 2017-12-11 11:13
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will leave for Turkey to participate in an emergency session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Jerusalem, a source from the president’s administration told Sputnik. Turkish President Recep Ta ...

Tallabani Family Opposes US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

BAS News - 2017-12-08 18:50
ERBIL — Member of the Iraqi Parliament from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), which is led by the prominent Talabani family, has opposed the recent decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city. Alla Tallabani, who is known ...

Trump's Jerusalem move

BBC - 2017-12-08 02:32
Palestinians in the West Bank and Israelis in Jerusalem react to the US policy shift on the city. ...

Counting the Costs of U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

International Crisis Group - 2017-12-08 01:01
President Donald J. Trump on 6 December 2017 declared U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, breaking decades of precedent even while saying the U.S. was not “taking a position of any final status issues”. In thisA, Ofer Zalzberg and Nathan T ...

Violence over Trump Jerusalem move

BBC - 2017-12-08 00:03
Footage shows Palestinian protests, and police responding with tear gas, rubber bullets and live rounds. ...

Iraqi Shi’ite Cleric to Saudi King: Leave Yemen, Fight for Jerusalem

BAS News - 2017-12-07 21:01
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s influential Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called on Saudi Arabian King Salman to abandon the war in Yemen and fight Israel to retake Jerusalem. The remarks come a day after US President Donal Trump announced that Washington recognises J ...

Trump admits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

ANHA - 2017-12-07 12:19
NEWS DESK- USA President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the United States admit Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy there amid angry reactions from Arab and international countries, while the Czech Republic supported the Trum ...

Iraqi President Opposes US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

BAS News - 2017-12-07 00:51
BAGHDAD — The President of Iraq, Fuad Masum, rejected on Wednesday the decision by his American counterpart to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city, saying perilous consequences are highly possible. Masum said in a statement that the move may str ...

Conflicted over Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-12-07 00:28
I'm an Israeli, a Zionist and an orthodox Jew. I admit—I am conflicted about the Trump administration’s plan to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. And I shouldn’t be. There is no question that this is a long overdue step. But the timing, and the po ...

Sadr to Arab States: Don’t Give up on Jerusalem

BAS News - 2017-12-07 00:11
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s influential Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has warned Arab leaders in the region of “the beginning of their end” after US President Donald Trump officially announced recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “Arab people and leaders, ...

US to Keep Supporting SDF: Coalition

BAS News - 2017-11-27 00:44
ERBIL — The US-led Global Coalition has said that it will continue to provide assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces “as long as they remain committed to the goal of fighting and defeating ISIS”, The Jerusalem Post reported. Earlier on Fr ...

Israel’s Netanyahu lobbies world powers to stem Iraqi Kurd setbacks

E-Kurd - 2017-11-18 13:24
JERUSALEM,— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is lobbying world powers to prevent further setbacks to Iraqi Kurds as they lose ground to Baghdad’s army, Israeli officials say. Israel has been the only major power to endorse statehood for the Kurd ...

Historic Jerusalem couch for sale!

Seth Frantzman - 2017-11-15 17:09
By COUCH EXPERTS A “rare and historic” Jerusalem couch is being sold today. Allegedly several years old and in relatively decent condition, the couch was placed for sale on a […] ...
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