Israel advances plan to develop Western Wall holy site, where past projects sparked tensions

May 19, 2015 1:54 PM

16 0

JERUSALEM – Israel's new Cabinet has approved a plan for development at the Western Wall, a key Jewish holy site next to Jerusalem's most combustible area.

Past development projects in the area have sparked tensions with Palestinians, who accused Israel of threatening a compound that is holy to both Muslims and Jews.

Also read: Donald Trump Muslim Plan: What San Bernardino Terror Attack Survivors Say About His Registry, Travel Ban Proposal

Read more

To category page

Loading...