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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 COMIAC's 9th session, which ended on Tuesday in Dakar, "commended the efforts undertaken by the Bayt Mal Al Quds Asharif Agency, upon high instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al Quds Committee, to safeguard the holy city's religious, cultural and civilizational identity," the meeting's final communique said.
The Palestinian Authority strongly condemns the new decision to build in east Al Quds and wonders whether there is a freeze of settlement activity or an intensification of it," chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat said.
A A A For his part, Salah hailed the great efforts made by King Mohammed VI, Chairman of Al Quds Committee, an offshoot of the Organization of Islamic conference, and Morocco's interest in safeguarding the Islamic identity of AL Quds and Palestinian holy places.
Prince Ghazi, who received, on Tuesday in Amman, head of the Bait Mal Al Quds Asharif Agency Abdelkebir Alaoui M'daghri, hailed also the privileged ties of cooperation between Bait Mal Al Quds Agency, the Hashemite Fund for the Construction of the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Administration of Islamic Waqfs (endowments) in Al Quds.
As an active player in the peace process, Morocco is aware that negotiations have to address the issue of establishing a fully sovereign Palestinian state, with Al Quds Al Sharif as its capital, as well as the related thorny questions, and that for negotiations to succeed, unilateral actions must be avoided and settlement building must end, especially in Al Quds Al Sharif," the Sovereign said in an addresstothe 65th session of the UN General Assembly, read by Prime Minister Abbas El Fassi.
The Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has commended the efforts made by king Mohammed VI, chairman of Al Quds Committee, aimed at protecting the holy city of Al Quds (Jerusalem) and preserve its Arab and Islamic identity.
The Archbishop of Sebastia hailed the action of the Al Quds Committee, chaired by the sovereign, recalling that he took part in two of its meetings.
According to a statement by the Agency on Monday, this project, part of the Agency's 2010 action plan, crowns this body's efforts to upgrade the health sector in the holy city of Al Quds and improve services offered by hospitals through projects carried out in Al Maqassid, Al Mottalii and Al Hilal hospitals, the support of the Arab health center, and the upgrading of Al Aqsa mosque's clinics.
He also stressed the need to provide the population of Al Quds with the necessary services and ensure that they enjoy a dignified life, even under the Israeli occupation.
The statement added that the Kingdom warns against the serious consequences of this decision, which undermines the special legal status of the eastern part of Al Quds as an occupied city since 1967, and seriously thwarts various constructive initiatives and efforts aimed at establishing an appropriate climate for US-sponsored indirect negotiations.
Summary: Surt (Libya) - The Arab Summit, which ended on Sunday in Surt, Libya, has recommended the elaboration of an Arab plan of action to safeguard and defend Al Quds, in coordination with the Al-Quds Committee, chaired by HM king Mohammed VI, Moroccan foreign minister said on Sunday.
Summary: Surt - Moroccan foreign minister said, on Sunday in Surt, Libya, that "there will be no peace (with Israel) without a Palestinian state, with Al Quds as its capital.
Summary: Rabat - The plan of action to defend Al Quds, adopted by the ministerial meeting in preparation for the Arab Summit, held in Surt, Libya, "is a new, clearly-defined plan and does not reproduce positions which condemn and denounce," Moroccan foreign minister TaE[macron]b Fassi Fihri has said.
Summary: Vienna - Morocco's permanent representative to international organisations in Vienna has said that the Kingdom will spare no effort to preserve the legal status of Al Quds and defend its spiritual and cultural identity.
Summary: Al Khalil - Palestinian Chief Judge Sheikh Tayssir Tamimi hailed the initiatives undertaken by HM king Mohammed VI to preserve the Arab and Islamic identity of Al Quds and support the city's inhabitants.