Latest in Tag: jerusalem Highlight

Latest in Tag: jerusalem


US embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem one week before opening

At least three road signs pointing to the US embassy have gone up in Jerusalem ahead of its scheduled opening on May 14. President Trump’s recognition of the city as Israel’s capital has drawn worldwide consternation.Israeli authorities in Jerusalem on Monday installed at least three road signs pointing to the new US embassy, ahead of …

Deutsche Welle

Trump says may travel to Jerusalem for embassy opening

US President Donald Trump¬†on Monday said he might travel to Israel to attend the opening ceremony of his country‚Äôs new embassy in Jerusalem. Trump made the statement during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office. In December, Trump reversed decades of US policy to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Netanyahu …

Daily News Egypt

Israel backtracks on plans to tax churches in Jerusalem

Israel backtracks on plans to tax churches in Jerusalem

Israel has suspended a plan to tax church properties in Jerusalem following a backlash. In response, Christian leaders have reopened the Church of the Holy Sepulchre after closing it due to the controversial measures. The Israeli government said on Tuesday it would suspend a controversial tax and expropriation bill that Christian leaders in Jerusalem had …

Daily News Egypt

Controversy over Jerusalem continues as Israel pushes other countries to move embassies

Controversy and protests have not ended 20 days after US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced plans to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the city. Demonstrations in different Palestinian cities have continued since, as local media reported violent violations by Israel‚Äôs occupying forces, especially in Jerusalem. …

Amira El-Fekki