Turkish president wants focus on Jerusalem

Nothing in the western media covered what the Turkish Anadulu Agency released, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave a speech this Friday.

Erdogan called on all Turks to refocus on the Ottoman goal to re-conquer Jerusalem for Islam:

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‘Israel’s attempts to change Jerusalem status should be annulled’

Israel’s attempts to change Jerusalem status should be annulled, the Palestinian ambassador urged.

The State of Palestine asked the UN General Assembly to get Israel to annul all measures to change the status of Jerusalem which under international accords should … Read the rest

Spain’s parliament calls for recognition of Palestine

The Spanish parliament supported Palestine’s recognition in a symbolic vote Tuesday.

Spanish Congress of Deputies (lower chamber of the parliament) has called on the government to recognize Palestine as a state in a non-binding motion.

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Israel shuts down Al-Asqa Mosque

The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem has been closed to all worshipers for the first time since 1967. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called the closure a ‘declaration of war.’

Both Jewish and Muslim worshipers will be prohibited from visiting the site … Read the rest

The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem has been closed to all worshipers for the first time since 1967. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called the closure a ‘declaration of war.’

Both Jewish and Muslim worshipers will be prohibited from visiting the site … Read the rest