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Israeli Embassy marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Presiding Archbishop and General Overseer of the Christian Action Faith Ministries, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams has charged the international community and all humanity to ensure that, the atrocities committed against the Jews during the Second World War are not repeated. Speaking at this year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Archbishop Duncan Williams bemoaned the act and emphasized that, as the ...

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Israeli Ambassador writes on Jerusalem: Looking backward for the sake of the future

“Then Solomon began to build the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah” 2 Chronicles, 3:1, NKJV The Sankofa symbol expresses the instruction to turn backwards to history and tradition and take important knowledge and values, thus a better future will be built up. During this time of international discussion concerning Jerusalem, let us follow this principle and ...

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Leave or face imprisonment – Israel orders African migrants

The Israeli government has issued a notice for thousands of African migrants to leave the country or face imprisonment. The migrants will be given up to $3,500 (£2,600) for leaving within the next 90 days. They will be given the option of going to their home country or third countries. If they do not leave, the Israeli authorities have threatened ...

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Reverse Ghana’s decision on Jerusalem – Group to Gov’t

Ghana’s decision to vote against making Jerusalem the capital of Israel is an error in judgment, ill-advised and desperate attempt to court Arab petrodollars, according to a group calling itself Ghana Friends of Israel. United States President, Donald Trump courted controversy when he decided to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and subsequently decided to move the American embassy ...

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Ignore Trump, target peaceful resolution of Jerusalem impasse – Lecturer 

A Senior Lecturer with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr. Sibaway Zakaria has urged Muslims to ignore the United States of America President, Donald Trump’s controversial declaration of Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel and rather strengthen the world’s peaceful coexistence. “As provoked by Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, I ...

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Ghana votes against US on Jerusalem despite threat to cut funding

Ghana has voted against the US President, Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ghana was among the 128 countries that endorsed a position that Jerusalem, which is being claimed by Israel and Palestine as capital, can only be said to be Israel’s capital after a peace deal is reached. At an emergency session of United ...

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Erdogan: World should recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged leaders of Muslim nations to recognise Jerusalem as the “occupied capital of the Palestinian state”. Addressing a summit of the Organisation for Islamic Co-operation, he said the US decision to recognise the city as Israel’s capital was “null and void”. Mr Erdogan also again accused Israel of being a “state of terror”. Palestinian ...

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Jerusalem: Netanyahu expects EU to follow US recognition

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital. He is in Brussels for talks – the first time an Israeli prime minister has visited the city in more than 20 years. But the EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini says the bloc’s stance on the matter is unchanged. ...

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Trump Jerusalem move: Tear gas at Lebanon US embassy protest

There have been violent clashes near the US embassy in Lebanon, in the latest protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Security forces fired tear gas and water cannon to force back flag-waving protesters close to the embassy complex north of the capital, Beirut. Overnight the Arab League condemned the US decision. It ...

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Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks

Israel says it has targeted sites in Gaza belonging to militant group Hamas in retaliation for rocket strikes. Israel’s military said it hit weapons sites early on Saturday. Two people were killed, a Gaza hospital said, bringing the deaths in Israeli strikes and gunfire over the past day to four. Three rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza late on ...

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