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Trump says may travel to Jerusalem for embassy opening

US President Donald Trump on Monday said he might travel to Israel to attend the opening ceremony of his country’s new embassy in Jerusalem. Trump made the statement during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office. In December, Trump reversed decades of US policy to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Netanyahu …

Daily News Egypt

Israel backtracks on plans to tax churches in Jerusalem

Israel has suspended a plan to tax church properties in Jerusalem following a backlash. In response, Christian leaders have reopened the Church of the Holy Sepulchre after closing it due to the controversial measures. The Israeli government said on Tuesday it would suspend a controversial tax and expropriation bill that Christian leaders in Jerusalem had …

Daily News Egypt

Op-ed review: Palestinian issue, alternatives to two-state solution

The repercussions of the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel continued to be the most discussed topic in Egyptian newspapers. Abdul Moneim Saeed wrote, in the stat-run daily Al-Ahram, in an op-ed titled “Revision of the Palestinian cause” that the two-state solution is over on the ground because “nobody is serious about …

Amira El-Fekki

Jerusalem belongs to all religions

The issue of occupied Jerusalem surfaced on the world political scene again after US President Donald Trump decided to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transfer his country’s embassy to the holy city in violation of all previous related international resolutions. The United Nations seems to be an entity that meet the interests …

Abdallah Al-Moghazy