holy land

His address comes two days after 15 Palestinians were gunned down on the Israeli-Gaza border.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus is believed to have been crucified, is temporarily closed.
The stand-off at the holy site has provoked some of the worst bloodshed in Jerusalem for years.
If the goal was to create a truly democratic representative system of governance in both Iraq and Syria than the voices of the leadership of Christian and other minority communities should have been taken into account.
Envision a peaceful Middle East, where instead of fear and disorder, there is thriving commerce, resulting in prosperity and jobs. Picture Jerusalem -- a city that holds immense spiritual significance for Christians, Jews, and Muslims -- flourishing.
A new book of Christian sacred sites offers "inspiring models of cohabitation," say the authors.
Some say that breaking the structures created by Oslo can lead to chaos and unprecedented violence; that it is insane to even consider such an option. To those voices I say, look at where we are now?