The Israeli-Palestinian conflict took center stage once again when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Washington to meet with President Donald Trump. Amidst speculation over the policy they would adopt regarding the stalled peace process and the wider idea of a regional peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors, one actor was conspicuous in its […]
JERUSALEM—The relative calm of recent months in this tensest of cities was shattered just after midday Sunday by a major vehicular attack that left four Israeli soldiers dead and over a dozen injured on a picturesque promenade overlooking some of the world’s holiest sites. The man behind the wheel of the truck, reportedly a Palestinian […]
The attack in Jerusalem yesterday that killed four young Israeli soldiers has been claimed in a circulated statement by a Palestinian group calling itself the “Baha’ Alyan Groups.” Its statement of responsibility can be read below, with brief explanato…
Strangely, the Jerusalem grand mufti Muhammad A. Husain claimed on October 25, 2015 that Jews never had a temple on the Temple Mount. Yet, the Supreme Muslim Council of one of his predecessors made a 1929 booklet that says the Temple Mount’s identity with the site of Solomon’s Temple is beyond dispute. Another controversy grew […]
Melanie Phillips is a columnist for The Times (UK).
The Australian, 31/10 First indications that the violence in Israel and the West Bank is Being Contained For the past four weeks, Israel and the West Bank have been hit by a wave of stabbing attacks by Palestinian Muslims on … Continue reading →