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Catholic Pope Francis called upon the Palestinian and Israeli presidents, Mahmūd Abāss and Shimon Peres to visit the Vatican to pray together for peace.
The U.S. President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 7, 2017, and announced the plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
  Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark's Church, has delegated Bishop Antonios, Bishop of Jerusalem for Orthodox Copts, to attend a ceremony organized by the Orthodox, Catholic and Armenian Churches on Wednesday, marking the end of the 10-month restoration process of the...
The issue of the ban of the Egyptian Coptic Church on Coptic Christians visiting Jerusalem to perform the pilgrimage rituals was raised in the media and stirred a debate in the past week in concurrence with Easter celebrations. 
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb urged world nations to vote in favor of a Palestinian state during the UN General Assembly vote scheduled for Friday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will make a formal request for the recognition of a Palestinian state during the Friday meeting.  
This article reflects on the Muslim reactions to Netanyahu’s claim that Jerusalem, or Zion, is mentioned in the Bible as the homeland of the Jews 850 times.
Hulsman recently met with Dr. Boutros Boutros Ghali, the former secretary general of the United Nations. Ghali explained his views on the recent Israeli war on Gaza and also his attitude toward the Egyptian media reporting of tensions between different religious communities.
The article reflects on the current situation in Israel and Palestine. The author discusses the various strategies that Hamās and Fatah are taking and analyzes the possible different Israeli reactions to the situation.

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