Category: criticism

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Is Jordan paying the worth for Jerusalem criticism?

Arab states have put pressure on Jordan to accept the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and a heavily stripped-down version of the Palestinian state, Jordanian politicians and analysts say. Member of Parliament Wafa Bani Mustafa told Al Jazeera the two main antagonists are the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, where…

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Pope Francis utters the be conscious ‘Rohingya’ after criticism

Pope Francis has uttered the word “Rohingya” on a trip to Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have sought safety. Critics had decried his avoidance of speaking about the months-long persecution of the Rohingya during his four-day visit to Myanmar. But as he met a multi-faith group in Dhaka on Friday, at St Mary’s…