JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - DECEMBER 06: (ISRAEL OUT) An Ultra Orthodox Jewish man blows the shofar (ram's horn) with the golden Dome of the Rock Islamic shrine behind on December 6, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. U.S. President Donald Trump will announce his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday.
A view of Jerusalem's Old City and the Dome of the Rock. Jerusalem's many holy sites are claimed by Jews, Muslims and Christians.
WASHINGTON ― Although President Donald Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel found opponents in foreign policy experts, religious groups, other world leaders and even many Israel...
A picture shows the Dome of the Rock mosque and a general view of Jerusalem on Dec. 1.
The decision threatens to inflame Israeli-Palestinian tensions and provoke outrage across the region.
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President Donald Trump is expected to make a key policy announcement next week on the U.S. position on the status of Jerusalem, a decision that may have dramatic repercussions for the delicate peace p...
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The hotel in Bengaluru cost $50 million to build.
Israeli and Palestinian teens, who join together despite the region's decades-old conflict, have some advice for Americans facing a deep political divide: talk with people you disagree with. The YMCA...
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To me, it was rather like heaven on earth!
A stone slab that many Christians believe once held the body of Jesus Christ after the crucifixion has been unveiled for the first time in centuries. National Geographic, which was filming the restora...
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Palestinian voices seem to be relatively absent in India today except when being described in AP reports about "violence" or "terrorism". It makes me think of Martin Luther King Jr.'s aphorism that "violence in the language of the unheard". And yet even with the escalation of violence in Palestine, why is it so hard for us to listen to Palestinians in the India of today?
Ostensibly, both Saudi Arabia and Israel are worried about a nuclear Iran because they see the latter has having expansionist imperial ambitions. Of course, like everybody else in the neighbourhood Iran has proxy groups but perhaps it is not the existential threat posed by a nuclear Iran that worries the Saudis and Israelis as much as the fact that a sanction-free Iran would perhaps be Asia's fastest growing economy with its natural gas, oil and mineral deposits coupled with a highly educated young population.