Abbas is in a fury due to the failure of the UN Security Council to pass a resolution forcing the US to rescind its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
“We focus on educating about nature and sustainability in a way that compliments the lifestyle of the community."
Service was suspended in both directions at the Mt. Herzl Light Rail train stop.
"For decades, Israel has withstood wave after wave of bias in the UN and its agencies."
"On Hanukkah, you spoke like a Maccabi. You lit a candle of truth. You dispel the darkness. One defeated the many. Truth defeated lies. Thank you, President Trump."
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“We here rise up to state together and in a clear unambiguous manner that Al Quds (Jerusalem) has been, will be eternally the capital of the state of Palestine."
The attack was not classified as an act of terror, but Gabon police arrested dozens of people who had been at the market place where the attack had taken place.
The terrorist stabbed the guard in the heart in the attack.
"For three thousand years, Jerusalem has been the political capital and spiritual center of the Jewish People."
The resolution ... "calls upon all States to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem..."
"It belongs to the Arabs, belongs to the Hashemites, it belongs to King Abdullah, it belongs to us. It is not yours to give. Hands off, please, from our territory.”
“We as Arabs have to recognize that Jerusalem is a Jewish religious symbol as sacred to Jews as Mecca and Medina is sacred to Muslims.”
"We call for angry protests at the entrances to Jerusalem and in its Old City to coincide with the visit on Wednesday of US Vice President Mike Pence."
The vote on the Jerusalem declaration, which is bound to be vetoed by the US, is set for early this week – barring unexpected changes.
The draft resolution “affirms that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem have no legal effect..."
“We note that we cannot imagine Israel would sign a peace agreement that didn’t include the Western Wall.”
Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.
“We are aware of it but it is not in line with our position. Russia’s position on Jerusalem and the Middle Eastern settlement is well known,"
The Palestinian Authority leader is already making promises about a city he has yet to enter freely.
Uruguay's foreign minister says Pres. Trump's decision put "peace and peaceful coexistence talks in an area that is already in turmoil."
The folks in Ramallah, meanwhile, declared the US Vice President persona non grata, because of the president's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. So no laying a wreath on Chairman Arafat's grave for now.
Why would so many American Jews object to their country ever recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, to be followed by moving its embassy there?
"I am very excited to stand here in this sacred place to light the second Hanukkah candle in the holy city of Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel."
The vice president noted in his Hanukkah message that the holiday commemorates “the fight for freedom that began some 22 centuries ago in the land of Israel.”
Erdogan called on world powers to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of “Palestine” and said President Trump should reverse his decision.