Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence meets Egyptian President on Mideast tour amid Arab anger over Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence meets Egyptian President on Mideast tour amid Arab anger over Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:27 PM IST
US weighs designating embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019

US weighs designating embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019

The Trump administration is considering a plan to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as early as next year, rather than waiting for several years.

Jan 19, 2018, 23:55 PM IST
'Slap of the century': No more talks with the US, says Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas

'Slap of the century': No more talks with the US, says Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas

At a high-ranking meeting of the PLO, Abbas said he would not accept the Trump administration as a mediator for peace talks with Israel.

Jan 15, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Jerusalem: Israel plans 'Trump station' near Western Wall

Jerusalem: Israel plans 'Trump station' near Western Wall

Israel regards Jerusalem as its "eternal and undivided" capital, while the Palestinians claim East Jerusalem -- occupied by Israel in the 1967 Middle East war -- as the capital of a future state.

Dec 28, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall in Jerusalem

Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall in Jerusalem

Transport Minister said he had chosen a proposed subway stop near the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City - right in the middle of the area that the Palestinians want as their own future capital.

Dec 28, 2017, 06:52 AM IST
Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall

Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall

Israel wants to name a train station after Donald Trump to thank him for recognising Jerusalem as its capital.

Dec 27, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Morales wrote to Guatemalans on his Facebook page Sunday that "one of the most important topics was the return of Guatemala's embassy to Jerusalem".

Dec 25, 2017, 22:10 PM IST
Stoking controversy on Christmas: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tweets wishes from Jerusalem

Stoking controversy on Christmas: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tweets wishes from Jerusalem

In the message, titled "Merry Christmas from Jerusalem, the capital of Israel!" he described Israel as a haven for its 2 percent Christian minority.

Dec 25, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Jerusalem vote at UN: Know the countries which voted in US favour while the world united against it

Jerusalem vote at UN: Know the countries which voted in US favour while the world united against it

The United States faced a major embarrassment on Thursday after the UN General Assembly adopted a motion rejecting its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. 128 member nations voted against the US, 35 abstained from voting while only nine in favour of the US.

Dec 22, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
United Nations 'unites' on Jerusalem issue: Defiant US makes it personal, says votes make no difference

United Nations 'unites' on Jerusalem issue: Defiant US makes it personal, says votes make no difference

US ambassador to UN - Nikki Haley - has said her country will keep a close watch on countries that disrespected US by voting in favour of a resolution opposing Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
India joins majority to vote in UN against US move on Jerusalem

India joins majority to vote in UN against US move on Jerusalem

India had previously clarified that its position on Palestine issue is independent and free from views of any third country.

Dec 22, 2017, 00:42 AM IST
Israel rejects UN vote, thanks Donald Trump for stance on Jerusalem

Israel rejects UN vote, thanks Donald Trump for stance on Jerusalem

Israel rejected a UN vote on Thursday that called on the United States to withdraw its decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Dec 21, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
UN votes 128-9 to reject US decision on Jerusalem

UN votes 128-9 to reject US decision on Jerusalem

The UNGA on Thursday adopted by a decisive vote of 128 to 9, a motion rejecting the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital.

Dec 21, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
United Nations votes on Jerusalem after Donald Trump warns `we`re watching`

United Nations votes on Jerusalem after Donald Trump warns `we`re watching`

Trump`s decision on December 6 to recognize Jerusalem as Israel`s capital has prompted a flurry of appeals to the United Nations.

Dec 21, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
President Erdogan says US can't buy Turkish support on Jerusalem

President Erdogan says US can't buy Turkish support on Jerusalem

Turkey told Donald Trump on Thursday he could not buy its support in a United Nations vote on Jerusalem.

Dec 21, 2017, 21:47 PM IST
Jerusalem UN vote: Donald Trump threatens to cut off financial aid

Jerusalem UN vote: Donald Trump threatens to cut off financial aid

The UNGA will hold an emergency session on Thursday to vote on the controversial US decision.

Dec 21, 2017, 06:36 AM IST
Donald Trump threatens funding cuts ahead of Jerusalem vote

Donald Trump threatens funding cuts ahead of Jerusalem vote

The 193-member UN General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim countries on the controversial US decision.

Dec 21, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Saudi king assures support for Palestinians in Jerusalem issue

Saudi king assures support for Palestinians in Jerusalem issue

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud affirmed on Wednesday his country's firm stand on the rights of Palestinians to have East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

Dec 20, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
After US veto, UNGA to meet on Jerusalem status

After US veto, UNGA to meet on Jerusalem status

 US President Donald Trump had recently called Jerusalem as Israel`s new capital.

Dec 20, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
After US veto, UN General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem status

After US veto, UN General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem status

Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour said the General Assembly would vote on a draft resolution calling for Trump's declaration to be withdrawn.

Dec 20, 2017, 00:03 AM IST