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Speaking at a press conference in Bethlehem as Christians prepare to celebrate Christmas at the site where Jesus Christ was born, the Palestinian Church leaders said that without peace in Jerusalem, there will not be peace anywhere in the world.
Soldiers use stun grenades and tear gas to disperse protesters outside a military tower in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, ahead of Christmas.
Iran has long been a staunch supporter of the Palestinian cause and called on Muslims across the world to unite against the occupying regime of Israel which it does not recognize.
Israel has transferred Ahed Tamimi to three different detention facilities in the last five days even though she has not yet been charged with a crime
In the five days since Ahed Tamimi’s arrest, Israeli authorities have attempted to coerce confession from her without access to a lawyer or a parent; moved her from the occupied West Bank in contravention of international law; and transferred the sleep-deprived teenager between at least three different detention centers and prisons, including West Jerusalem’s infamous Moscobiyeh detention center. All of this and Tamimi has not yet been charged with a crime.
A 16-year-old Palestinian girl, known for her brave encounters with Israeli forces, is facing threats of sexual harassment amid calls by radical Israelis to “exact a price” on her “in the dark.”
The archbishop of Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem al-Quds says recognizing the city as Israel’s capital is “an insult to Christians and Muslims around the world.”