Tag: Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu aide denies PM okayed return to ’67 lines in talks with Palestinians

An aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied on Friday a report in an Israeli tabloid which claimed that the premier had agreed in principle to an Israeli withdrawal to the 1967 lines.   “The prime minister never agreed to a return to the ’67 lines, a partition of Jerusalem, and recognition of the right […]

Terror attack in Jerusalem: Five officers, Israeli hurt

Jerusalem was hit by a suspected vehicular terror attack Friday morning, police and paramedics said. A Palestinian man from East Jerusalem rammed his car into a light rail train station after plowing into a group of female officers in northern Jerusalem, wounding five officers and an Israeli.   Read More: Terror attack in Jerusalem: Five […]

PLO to End Security Cooperation with Israel

The Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) central council decided Thursday to end security cooperation with Israel, AFP reported.   The PLO council decided “to stop security cooperation in all its forms with the occupying power” which it urged to “take over full responsibility for the Palestinian people in the occupied State of Palestine, the West Bank, […]

Jerusalem court upholds Jewish prayer on Temple Mount

Activists hailed what they labeled as an historic victory on Monday, after the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court issued a ruling ostensibly backing claims that Jews be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount.   Activist Yehudah Glick had brought a law suit against the Israel Police for banning him for two years from visiting the site […]

Jerusalemites express overwhelming support for Netanyahu’s speech

Citing existential fears – coupled with the perceived naiveté of the Obama administration – residents in the capital’s Zion Square on Monday said they overwhelmingly supported Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right to address Israel’s perspective on a nuclear Iran.   Despite conceding the diplomatic fallout that such a polarizing Congressional speech would engender, a cross-section […]

The East Jerusalem powder keg

“Now it’s quiet, but it’s only an illusion of calm, which is the most dangerous kind,” says Daoud Siam, a resident of the East Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Silwan. According to him, if the authorities and government do not provide long-term solutions to East Jerusalem, the chance of escalation is high. “Our children live in […]

Jerusalem hits back at claims it is causing collapse of Palestinian Authority

Assertions that the Palestinian Authority is on the verge of collapse because Israel is withholding the monthly tax revenue it collects and transfers to Ramallah are exaggerated, Israeli officials said Sunday.   The officials were responding to consistent claims from top US and EU officials, including US Secretary of State John Kerry, that if the […]

New battle brewing on the Hill over Iran deal

A new Senate bill under the pen might cause additional problems for the White House as it seeks to clinch a deal with Iran over its nuclear program by the end of March.   While new legislation triggering sanctions on Iran has been put aside until at least March 24, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman […]

Hamas trains 17,000 young ‘cadets’ to ‘liberate the Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’

The training course came amid Hamas’ efforts to recover from the 50-day war with Israel in mid-2014. Hamas and its Palestinian militia allies were said to have intensified recruitment and training in an effort to prepare for another war with the Jewish state. On Jan. 26, Hamas and Islamic Jihad were said to have launched […]

What to Expect in 2015

PROPHETIC FULFILLMENTS POSSIBLE FOR 2015 by Irvin Baxter   In order to consider what prophetic fulfillments are likely for 2015, we need to understand the major prophecies that will come to pass between now and the Second Coming of Jesus. This is because many prophecies are fulfilled incrementally and over a period of several years. […]