Erdogan was speaking two days after a Muslim leaders meeting in Istanbul condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision, calling on the world to respond by recognising East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.
“We are united – Christians, Muslims, we are one.”
Trump’s announcement has the potential of not only affecting the political ecology of a place where history is a matter of life and death, but could also cause a ripple effect much further afield.
Maya Mirchandani discusses the impact of Trump’s announcement recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on US foreign policy in the Middle East, Israel-Palestine peace process and India’s role in the Arab region. Joining her in this discussion are Alex Travelli from The Economist, assistant professor Khinvraj Jangid from O.P. Jindal Global University and distinguished fellow at Observer Research Foundation Harsh Pant.
Trump reversed decades of US policy on Wednesday with his announcement and instructions to begin the process of moving the embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
With Trump’s Jerusalem Move Setting Off Violent Ripples, Palestine Looks to India for Stronger Statement
India’s statement did not directly refer to the two-state solution or East Jerusalem, which is India’s traditional position on Palestine – and it was noticed.
The UN Security Council will meet on Friday over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
India’s response was muted, with no reiteration of its long standing position on East Jerusalem being the future capital of Palestine.
An Israeli man was stabbed to death in the southern Israeli city of Arad and an Israeli settler shot and killed a Palestinian man in the West Bank on Thursday.
The draft must still pass two more parliamentary votes. But if written into law, police would not be allowed to say whether they have found sufficient grounds to charge Netanyahu, keeping the Israeli public in the dark.
Palestinian citizens of Israel enjoy some equality in the Jewish State, but many insist that occupation still exists inside Israel. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the unrecognised Bedouin villages of the Negev desert.
Members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement claimed the Indian defence ministry’s move was a “huge blow” to the Israeli military industry.
Netanyahu was questioned for several hours at his residence in an ongoing fraud investigation under the oversight of the state attorney, the country’s chief prosecutor, and with the authorisation of the attorney-general.
The disgraced film producer contracted the Israeli firm Black Cube to spy on his accusers.
For villagers of Wadi Fuqin, harvest is a regular reminder of the occupation’s impact on Palestinian agriculture .
The government is giving off the whiff of terminal decline. But it’s not yet in free fall.
She had failed to follow the usual procedures that ministers follow, which is informing Britain’s Foreign Office before conducting official business overseas.
Live from his concert in Vancouver, the 74-year-old Pink Floyd co-founder highlighted the plight of Palestinians by projecting images of the Separation Wall during the song ‘Us and Them’.
With just 67 words, a British foreign secretary kicked off 100 years of conflict and displacement.
Among UNESCO’s objectives is to promote free, independent, and pluralistic media in order to enhance freedom of expression and information around the world.
Hamas, dominant in Gaza, and West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction sealed a deal last week in Cairo in which Hamas agreed to cede administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing.
Prime Minister Netanyahu said the man’s house would be demolished and any work permits issued to his relatives would be revoked.
Netanyahu accused his leftist opponents and the country’s media of trying to oust his government by pressuring investigators to indict him “at any cost” in two cases of corruption.
A former chief of staff to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to provide testimony on behalf of the state in two graft cases in which the Israeli leader has been questioned as a suspect.
An Israeli court said that two police investigations in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been questioned could result in corruption charges.
In one of the most divisive trials in the Israel’s history a military appeal court upheld a manslaughter conviction and sentence of Elor Azaria for killing an incapacitated Palestinian assailant.
Gaza gets less than four hours of electricity a day, because the Palestinian President refuses to foot its electricity bill in a bid to flush out Hamas.
Israel installed the detectors at entry points to Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after two police guards were fatally shot on July 14.
As with anything connected to politics and religion in the Holy Land, the dispute is about much more than the security devices themselves.
The incident could escalate tense Israel-Jordan relations, which have soured since Israel installed metal detectors at entry points to al-Aqsa mosque.
Three Israelis were stabbed to death in the West Bank, hours after three Palestinians were killed in violence prompted by Israel’s installation of metal detectors in the Old City.
The campaign for Syrian refugees has been launched in an attempt to foster friendships across a border hostile for decades.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the man was suspected of carrying out two shooting attacks in the West Bank on Saturday.
Citizen Lab said it had found a trace of the Pegasus spyware in a phone belonging to a group of experts backed by IACHR who had travelled to Mexico to investigate the disappearance of the 43 students.
While the prime minister’s visit to Israel is not objectionable, what is shocking is that it took place as if Palestine is a myth and that the only reality of the Holy Land is Israel, Israel and more Israel.
A cyber partnership can be critical for India to meet its immediate goals in securing its cyber infrastructure and expanding opportunities for the country’s tech sector.
The groups argue the UNESCO designation will allow Chinese authorities to remove residents from the Tibetan area and threaten its nomadic culture.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered that $1 million be diverted from Israel’s UN funding to establish a museum on Jewish heritage in Hebron.
In the seventy-eighth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses PM Modi’s Israel visit and how governors are being used to meet political ends.
People of Indian origin in Israel will get Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards even if they underwent compulsory army service, Prime Minister Modi said.