Tag: Jerusalem

Iraqi cleric warns against US Embassy move to Jerusalem

Powerful Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has warned that any potential move of the US Embassy in Israel — as pledged by US President Donald Trump — would be a “declaration of war” against Islam. “Transferring the US Embassy to Jerusalem would be a public and more-explicit-than-ever declaration of war against Islam,” said the statement […]

Fatah Gunman: We May Return to ‘Armed Struggle’ If U.S. Moves Israel Embassy to Jerusalem

A former Fatah terrorist told Breitbart Jerusalem that the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, Fatah’s so-called military wing, may return to “violence” if the United States follows up on its pledge to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Abu Mujahed, today an officer within the Palestinian Authority’s intelligence corps, said that Fatah operatives have […]

Moving US embassy to Jerusalem may be slipping down Trump’s agenda

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s team spoke often about moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. But since taking office, the contentious issue has become more nuanced and may already be moving to the back burner. In a statement before a first post-inauguration phone call between Trump and the Israeli […]

‘Jerusalem mayor in talks with US officials over possible embassy move’

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is in talks with White House officials about fulfilling US President Donald Trump’s pledge to relocate the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to the capital, the mayor said on Monday. Noting that the US president plans on conducting hearings to discuss the contentious move, Barkat called Trump “a true friend of […]

How Will the Embassy Move to Jerusalem? | Prophecy Update

The Trump administration is being inundated with questions about when the embassy will be moved. It has been reported that the architect that normally designs US embassies around the world is in Israel right now. The chosen US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, has already said he will make his home in Jerusalem. Now, President […]

Abbas, Jordanian king agree to fight against US embassy relocation to Jerusa…

Jordan’s monarch met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday in Amman and discussed the potential relocation of the American embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. According to the official Palestinian news service Wafa, King Abdullah II and Abbas also “discussed ways to develop bilateral relations between Palestine and Jordan as well as the latest […]

Trump advisor: ‘We look forward to new ties with Judea and Samaria’

The US administration desires to begin anew with Israel when it comes to settlements, an adviser to President Donald Trump told Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan when the two met briefly in Washington. Dagan was one of three settler leaders who traveled to the US to attend Trump’s inauguration and to meet with senators, […]

Trump to Announce U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem Monday

Numerous unconfirmed reports are circulating in the international media that President Donald Trump intends announcing Monday that he will relocate the U.S. embassy to Israel from the coastal city of Tel Aviv to the capital city of Jerusalem. Jerusalem has been Israel’s capital city since its founding in 1948, but most countries have deferred moving […]

US in ‘beginning stages’ of talks on Jerusalem embassy move

The White House said on Sunday that it is only in the early stages of talks to fulfill President Donald Trump’s pledge to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, an action that would likely spark anger in the Arab world. “We are at the very beginning stages of even discussing […]

Deputy Mayor: J’lem preparing ground for embassy move

Vice mayor Dov Kalmanovich of Jerusalem said, Sunday evening, “The Israeli government must support the Trump administration and back up its warm embrace which we are now receiving, and to issue an immediate announcement of support for the transfer of the [United States] embassy to Jerusalem.” Commenting on the announcement that the White House has began discussions […]