Tag: Holy Land

Dec 21

United Nations comes against Jerusalem

Secretary-General, António Guterres, addresses the UN General Assembly. The UN will vote today against US reconition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The United Nations meets today in New York to condemn American recognition of Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the state of Israel. A Resolution has been moved by Muslim Arab states.  The President of Turkey has also been highly vocal. The BBC reports here that the US is likely to be isolated.  Moreover, President …

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Dec 08

Recognition of Jerusalem marks Centenary

Jerusalem showing the Dome of the Rock Mosque and the Western or 'Wailing' wall of the Temple Mount

On 7th December 2017, the United States of America recognised Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel. Donald Trump announced the move the day before. The US president said: ‘I’ve judged this course of action to be in the best interests of the United States of America and the pursuit of peace between …

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