Category: Jerusalem’s

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Israel passes legislation to strip residency of Jerusalem’s Palestinians

The Israeli parliament has passed a law that allows the minister of interior to revoke the residency rights of any Palestinian in Jerusalem on grounds of a “breach of loyalty” to Israel.  The bill, ratified on Wednesday, will also apply in cases where residency status was obtained on the basis of false information, and in…

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Jordan voices give a resolve to for closure of Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre

The Jordanian and Palestinian governments have expressed support for a decision by Christian leaders in Jerusalem to shut the doors of a major church in protest of what the latter described as “discriminatory” Israeli policies. In a rare and sudden move, Roman Catholic, Armenian and Greek Orthodox leaders in Jerusalem closed the Church of the…