Pence visits Jerusalem’s Western Wall
24 January 2018 | 10:51 am
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a visit to the iconic wall as part of his visit to the region.
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Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."
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Former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat comments on Rep. Rashida Tlaib's criticism of Israel for barring her visit because of her support of a boycott. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
20 Dec 2019
Riding his camel, Santa Claus, a Palestinian with a red suit and a white beard, roams the streets of the Old City of Jerusalem, greeting people and wishing them a Merry Christmas.
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Emmaneul Macron channels Jacques Chirac in Jerusalem
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The coronavirus pandemic has also gripped the Holy Land and Jerusalem's Old City has come to a near standstill. Bereft of locals and tourists, Easter celebrations will look a lot different this year.
12 Jan 2021
The outgoing president and vice president have pledged to carry on working together for the last few days of their term. Trump has also declared a state of emergency for the capital.
18 Jan 2021
The US vice president has rejected the call from Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats to invoke the amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office.
15 Jan 2021
Speaking to members of the National Guard on Capitol Hill, Vice President Mike Pence thanks them for their service, telling them "We're going to deliver to the American people a safe inauguration, we're going to swear in a new President, a new Vice President, we're going to move our nation forward."
9 Mar 2021
The step-daughter of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris made her New York Fashion Week debut as a model in the Proenza Schouler show on Thursday. Ella Emhoff snaged a modeling contract with IMG models after her fashion-forward appearance at the inauguration in January.
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Dozens arrested in Jerusalem clashes
26 Apr 2021
Fresh clashes break out between Palestinians and police after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for "calm on all sides" after several nights of unrest in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem. There have been nightly disturbances since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 13, amid Palestinian anger over police blocking off access to the promenade around the walls of the Old City and a ban on gatherings.
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The holy city, which contains sacred sites for Jews, Muslims and Christians, has been rocked by violence over the past three days. An Israeli march laying claim to the whole of Jerusalem is set to go ahead on Monday.
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