Latest in Tag: jerusalem Highlight

Latest in Tag: jerusalem


Two Israelis found guilty over death of Palestinian teen

Two minors have been found guilty of the kidnapping and murder of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir. The third suspect has had his verdict delayed after a last minute insanity plea. A court in Jerusalem convicted two Israelis on Monday over the 2014 death of a Palestinian teenager. The incident, seen as revenge for the …

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Notes from America: The mufti made me do it!

During his speech at the 37th Zionist Congress in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the biggest political blunder of his tenure. Netanyahu argued that “Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews at the time”, but “wanted to expel the Jews”. And that Haj Amin Al-Husseini went to Hitler and said “If you expel them, …

Ahmed Tharwat

Opinion: Fatal comparison

Hitler merely wanted to drive the Jews out, not kill them. The latter was the idea of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, claims Benjamin Netanyahu. Such words escalate the conflict, says DW’s Alexander Kudascheff. The state of affairs in the Middle East is beyond tense – especially between Israel and the Palestinians. The situation is …

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Fresh conflict serves up raw nerves at Jerusalem restaurant

As Israel cracked down against Palestinian stabbings this week, one Jerusalem restaurant was both a refuge and an awkward workplace as staff eyed each other over the daily grind of hummus. Daniella Cheslow reports. Moshe Shrefler, 39, runs Azura restaurant with his three brothers and their father, Ezra, who emigrated from Diyarbakir in the Kurdish …

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Jerusalem’s Temple Mount calmer after days of clashes

Relative calm has returned to Jerusalem’s contentious holy site after three days of clashes. Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has vowed to take tougher actions against stone-throwing Palestinian protesters. Apart from a brief scuffle between Israeli security forces and members of the Waqf, a Jordanian organization that administers the Al-Aqsa mosque, Wednesday passed without any …

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Jewish extremism leaves Duma village traumatized

The West Bank village of Duma is still struggling to come to terms with the arson attack by suspected Jewish extremists that left a baby dead. Daniella Cheslow talked to villagers about their fears. Jerusalem teacher Dallal Dawabsha walked her two sons through the charred door frames of two torched houses in the northern West …

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Mounting Israeli-Palestinian tensions reverberate on the football pitch

By James M. Dorsey Mounting tension between Israel and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem have spilt onto Israeli Palestinian football pitches in Israel proper as Israel swings towards ultra-nationalists that make Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu look like the best card in a bad hand. Israeli human rights and legal advocacy …

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