What Life Was Like For Christians And Jews When Arabs Ruled Jerusalem

BY Richard Pollock, Daily Caller— Following President Donald Trump’s declaration that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Saeb Erekat quickly shot back and demanded “equal rights for everyone living in historic Palestine.” Protests over Trump’s move have sparked riots in Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip and even violent protests in…

What the war over Jerusalem is really about

By Daniel Greenfield— Hamas has announced that President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has opened the “gates of hell.” Its Muslim Brotherhood parent has declared America an “enemy state.” The Arab League boss warned that the Jerusalem move “will fuel extremism and result in violence.” The Jordanian Foreign Minister claimed that…

White House: Abbas’s rhetoric ‘has prevented peace for years’

By TOI Staff— The White House on Wednesday panned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s comments against the US and its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying such rhetoric “has prevented peace for years.” In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was “unimpressed” by Palestinians’ angry rhetoric over US recognition of the Israeli capital.…

Iran vows support for Palestinian terror groups fighting US Jerusalem move

By Daniel Siryoti and Shlomo Cesana, Israel Hayom— Iran has officially offered Palestinian terrorist groups its support in mounting “resistance aimed at blocking the implications” of U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on the city’s international status. Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s powerful Quds Force, a branch of the…