Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1373, (14 - 20 December 2017)
Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Issue 1373, (14 - 20 December 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Rage over Jerusalem

Al-Ahram Weekly

Most Arab capitals believe a negotiated Palestinian-Israeli settlement is the only way around US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, writes Dina Ezzat 

Al-Azhar says maintaining Jerusalem’s Arab identity is central to world peace, reports Amany Maged

Heads of Egyptian churches warn Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will rub salt into the wound of Arab-US relations, writes Michael Adel

Palestinian leaders are in a bind following Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel but they won’t change tack, writes Amira Howeidy

Protests look set to grow following Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, writesHaitham Nouri

The establishment of the Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital is a demand that numerous parties called for this week, writes Doaa El-Bey

All the European countries have distanced themselves from the decision by US President Donald Trump to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, writes Tewfick Aclimandos

Donald Trump’s decision to recognise occupied Jerusalem as Israel’s capital reflects the influence of right-wing extremists surrounding the US president, writes Khaled Dawoud

Designated a World Heritage Site by the UN cultural agency UNESCO in 1981, the Old City of Jerusalem is a holy city for Judaism, Christianity and Islam and has immense cultural and historical importance for all three

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