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Saudi soccer players visit Jerusalem Muslim holy site

10 October, 2019 9:07 pm 9:07 pm

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Players from Saudi Arabia’s national soccer team travelled to Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday to pray at one of Islam’s holiest sites. The players visited the Noble Sanctuary, a compound that houses the Golden Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest shrine in Islam. “This is the most beautiful … Read More

Australia considers recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

10 October, 2018 11:05 am 11:05 am

SYDNEY/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Australia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and shifting its embassy there from Tel Aviv, Australia’s Prime Minister said on Tuesday. The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel regards all of the city, including the eastern sector that … Read More


Trump cuts $25 million in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals

09 September, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said . Trump called for a review of US assistance to the Palestinians earlier this year to ensure that … Read More