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Synonyms for Jerusalem

capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed)

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The idea for the exhibition originated with the Israeli Representative at the UN, Danny Danon, following US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the "eternal" capital of Israel.
Photo of Omani minister responsible for foreign affairs, Yusuf bin Alawi (C), visiting Al-Aqsa mosques in Arab east Jerusalem with the Dome of the Rock mosque seen in the background Feb 15, 2018.
JERUSALEM, January 23, 2018 (WAFA) -- Israeli police Tuesday imposed strict movement and security restrictions in the Old City area in Jerusalem, which included the closure of many roads leading to Palestinian neighborhoods, as US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Jerusalem.
CAIRO, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmad Al-Tayyeb said Wednesday that there should be an Arab and Muslim revival of public awareness of Jerusalem and holy sites in Palestine.
People chant slogans in front of al-Azhar mosque during a protest against Trump's Jerusalem declaration, in Old Cairo, Egypt December 8, 2017.
Summary: Jerusalem [Israel], Dec 24 (ANI): Israel will be building 3,00,000 settlement units in Jerusalem as a part of "Greater Jerusalem" Bill, which aims at annexing settlements built on lands sought by Palestinians.
Turkey once again calls on the US to change its decision regarding recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel," he said.
I do not know why they call Jerusalem the city of peace.
BEIJING -- China on Wednesday supported the establishment of an independent state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council/ Bethlehem/ In the fiftieth year of Israel's unlawful occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, Israel continues to significantly alter the legal status, demographic composition, and character of the city of Jerusalem in violation of international law.
President Trump did Israel a favor when he delayed the US embassy move to Jerusalem.
He reaffirmed and formally declared that US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and instructed the US State Department to start the multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Former Israeli Ambassador to Canada, Alan Baker, has written a list of "Ten Reasons for Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel" for Israeli think-tank, the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.
No matter where they are born, no matter where they die, all Jews have Jerusalem in common.
Sportsman Tony Aldeguer, patriarch of the world-famous ALA Stable, continued to receive congratulatory messages for unknown Filipino boxer Melvin Jerusalem, who had an unsuccessful bid for the World Boxing Council minimum weight crown in Thailand on Wednesday.