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Jerusalem is a city holy to the three largest monotheistic faiths – Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Because of its history that spans thousands of years, it goes by many names: Jerusalem, al-Quds, Yerushaláyim, Aelia, and more, all reflecting its diverse heritage. 1,333 more words


“. . . “States must each protect minorities, their national or ethnic identity and their linguistic, cultural and religious identity. . . .” (UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights)

❶ US slams Israeli plan to ‘legalise’ settlement outposts

  • Background: “The Palestinians In Israel: The Challenge Of The Indigenous Group Politics In The ‘Jewish State’.” …
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"Jews forbidden to step upon ground of al-Aqsa Mosque"

The Associate Director of the Neturei Karta International has hailed the UNESCO resolution on maintaining the Islamic nature of the al-Aqsa Mosque, saying rabbis had previously urged Jewish people not to engage in deputes over religious places. 123 more words


UNESCO vote is about Israeli occupation, not Jewish history

Oct 19,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Daoud Kuttab

The recent resolution that was approved by the world’s cultural body about the old city of Jerusalem, Al Haram Al Sharif and the Ibrahimi Mosque had nothing to do with Jews or Jewish history. 758 more words

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UNESCO adopts resolution on al-Quds

UNESCO’s executive board approved the measure by consensus in its morning session. A draft of the resolution had already been approved by a commission last week. 69 more words


UNESCO fully backs Jordan’s pro-Jerusalem moves

UN agency’s latest decision condemns Israeli unilateral policies, violations anew

By JT – Oct 14,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

This photo taken on October 2, 2007 shows an aerial view of the Dome of the Rock in Al Haram Al Sharif in Jerusalem’s Old City (AFP photo) 755 more words


Israeli archaeologist denies Jewish ties to Al-Aqsa Mosque

MEMO | October 13, 2016

An Israeli archaeological expert has asserted that there is no relation between the Western Wall of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and an ancient Jewish temple, Al Jazeera reported today.

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