Tag: Jerusalem

Netanyahu: We will build in Jerusalem

Originally published in Charisma News Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday his government would press ahead with expanding Jewish settlements around Jerusalem despite Western criticism of its plan to build 6,000 more homes in territory Palestinians seek for a state. In addition to several thousand housing units approved […]

Palestinians win upgraded UN status by wide margin

Originally published in BBC News The UN General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to recognise Palestine as a non-member observer state – a move strongly opposed by Israel and the US. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said this was the “last chance to save the two-state solution” with Israel. Israel’s envoy to […]

Millions pray for peace of Jerusalem

Originally published in Charisma News Millions of Christians united across denominational, cultural, and political differences yesterday (Sunday) as part of The Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem (DPPJ). As its name suggests, the purpose of the prayer rally was to intercede for the city God calls His own […]