Muslim World Leaders Declare East Jerusalem the Capital of Palestine

(MEE) — The biggest grouping of Islamic nations put aside differences and recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of occupied Palestine, the most concrete response yet to the American move of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The surprise announcement came despite Saudi Arabia and its allies sending low-level officials to the heads of state Organisation of Islamic […]

Sacred Christian Site in Jerusalem Vows to Refuse Entry to Mike Pence

“I absolutely refuse to officially welcome the American Vice President Mr. Mike Pence at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and I will not be physically in church during his visit.” (COMMONDREAMS) — Vice President Mike Pence will not be permitted to visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem when he visits the Middle East […]

Prophecies and Politics: How US Evangelical Christians Pushed for Jerusalem Move

Religious conservative groups have lobbied for policy relocating US embassy to Jerusalem from biblical standpoint. (MEE) — God is not a real estate agent, the former bishop of Jerusalem said in response to US evangelical support for recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Evangelical advocacy for Israel is a political position rooted in theology, experts say. […]