Now in ruins, the once-towering temple loomed above the ancient skyline, perhaps as tall as the Acropolis in Athens, and could be seen from afar by ships.
The activist had confessed to being part of a bombing in Israel that killed two people but had failed to reveal her criminal history in the US as required.
Prime Minister Hariri asked the UN to help establish a permanent ceasefire with Israel to help end Israel’s continuous violations in Lebanese territory.
The US defence secretary says Syria had dispersed warplanes and retained chemical weapons, an issue which needs to handled diplomatically.
In a 2013 agreement brokered by Russia and the US, Syria had agreed to destroy its chemical weapons.
The strike is meant to gain concessions after all means have failed to get them results for fair demands and relief from abuse, torture and negligence.
Such settlements, in territory that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war, are deemed illegal by most of the world.
After Israel said in January that it was reducing its contribution by $6 million, it has further cut funds by $2 million and will now pay the UN only $3.7 million
The wall is a constrictor that crushes Palestinian space, mind and body. The wall is a prison. To feel blessed to visit Bethlehem is a spiritual crime.
The newly appointed US ambassador to the UN’s comments came after Trump said on Wednesday that he was open to ideas beyond a two-state solution.
“I’m looking at two states and one state, and I like the one both parties like,” Trump said. “I can live with either one.”
The interior ministry has offered 100,000 soles ($30,000) for information leading to former Peru President Alejandro Toledo’s capture.
In his book, Bashir Abu-Manneh sets out to examine how the Palestinian novel has been in conversation with the Palestinian political struggle since 1948.
Israel’s attorney general has said it is unconstitutional and that he will not defend it at the Supreme Court.
Israel’s president has apologised for a tweet in which Israel’s prime minister seems to be praising Trump’s plans to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.
Mexico’s foreign minister has said Israel should apologise for Netanyahu’s tweet praising Trump’s move to build a wall on the Mexican border.
Speaking to reporters at the UN headquarters, ambassador Nikki Haley said US expects its allies to back the country; otherwise “we’re taking names,” she said.
Is there any modern precedent for this total lack of experience in the top echelons of the White House, including the National Security Council?
The announcement is the second such declaration since US President Donald Trump, who has signalled a pro-Israel stance, took office on Friday.
Israeli aficionados of Indian classical music have invited T.M. Krishna to perform in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Stepping behind the White House podium for the last time, Obama’s seemed to be addressing an audience of one: the man who will replace him at noon Friday.
Donald Trump’s diplomatic ‘choices’ challenge the larger Israel-Palestine peace process that stands vulnerable to permanent disruption.
In a meeting of UN Security Council to be held in Paris, major leaders will caution Trump that a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians is the only way forward.
The Israel embassy in London associates with and funds various groups that attempt to influence domestic UK politics and spread pro-Israel sentiments, says Al Jazeera.
The fall of Aleppo will only deepen the bloodthirsty sectarianism fuelled by regional powers, who continue to use Syria as a chessboard to further their geopolitical interests.
The divergence of democracy and capital will defy reason and politics will become brutal survivalism.
Overall, the impact of UNSC resolution 2334 condemning Israel’s occupation is likely to be greater than it would have been if Tel Aviv had not reacted so petulantly.
Netanyahu, under investigation for corruption, was caught on tape negotiating mutual benefits with the owner of one of Israel’s largest-selling newspapers.
In the deadliest Palestinian attack in Jerusalem in months, officer cadets were targeted as they disembarked from a bus in the city.
The move comes in protest against a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land Palestinians want for an independent state.
With Donald Trump assuming office on January 20, the UN Security Council might be in for a greater political shift than the usual rotation of non-permanent members.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s government called for overturning an army officer’s manslaughter conviction, undercutting the military authority that punished him.
Investigators questioned Netanyahu in a case that arose from allegations involving high-profile figures in international business and Hollywood.
The Israeli prime minister was questioned on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen which would be in breach of his role as public servant.
There is a general consensus that the resolution is only recommendatory since it was passed under Chapter VI of the UN charter, but studying the nature of the resolution proves otherwise.
The Jerusalem municipality is due to act on requests to construct hundreds of new homes for Israelis in areas that Israel captured in 1967 and annexed to the city.
A UNSC vote to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements marks “a day of victory,” a senior Palestinian official said on Friday.
The resolution condemned the “construction and expansion” of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
The draft text says the Israeli settlements in Gaza and West Bank are illegal, and a hindrance to the the two-state solution. US President Barack Obama is not expected to make any major moves on the Israel-Palestine issue.
One of the most elusive problems that the new UN chief will inherit will be the Israel-Palestine conflict – unresolved despite 50 years of negotiations and unimplemented Security Council resolutions.