Israeli cabinet poised to close al Jazeera Jerusalem office over ‘incitement for violence’

Israeli communication minister Sunday indicated that Tel Aviv will move to close Qatar-based Al Jazeera’s Jerusalem bureau, revoke journalists’ credentials and cut the channel’s satellite connection over what the cabinet calls incitement for violence following clashes between Israeli Security forces Read more

Jordan: We Will Defend Al-Aqsa, Jordan King Tells Israel

King Abdullah II of Jordan expressed his dismay at the recent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, accusing the Jewish State of trying to impose a new reality. In an interview with Jordanian newspaper al-Dustar, Read more

Israel: E.U. Rejects Jewish Link to Haram al-Sharif

A draft circulated by European Union member states at UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee gathering in Istanbul has angered Tel Aviv as it likened it to a Palestinian-Jordanian draft tabled last week that sidelined the connections of Jews to the Temple Read more