Pope Francis greets his “muslim brothers”

Pope Francis has urged Christians and Muslims to work together to promote mutual respect, particularly by educating new generations of believers. He greeted Muslims around the world during his Sunday blessing of pilgrims gathered in St Peter’s Square in Rome. He said that “our brothers” the Muslims had just concluded their holy month of Ramadan,… Read More Pope Francis greets his “muslim brothers”

Jerusalem remains the main stumbling block

Israel Minister of Finance Yair Lapid blasts 1200 new settlement housing tenders as “double mistake”. In contrast Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat welcomes the move. Finance Minister Yair Lapid lashed out Sunday at the decision to build more than one thousand new homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, calling it “a double mistake.” Lapid’s… Read More Jerusalem remains the main stumbling block

Israel and EU are heading for trade war

In response to new EU guidelines to boycott settlements, Israel will not sign further agreements with Union. Israel to demand clarifications regarding expected limitations‬‬. At a cabinet meeting Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided that Israel will not sign additional agreements with the European Union, such as a scientific cooperation agreement, due to the expected… Read More Israel and EU are heading for trade war