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Pompeo visits Western Wall with Netanyahu in break with diplomatic practice

Mar 21, 2019 - 10:22 PM

(UPDATED) It could be taken as tacit approval of Israel's sovereignty over the site, one of the holiest in Judaism and located in mainly Palestinian east Jerusalem

TOGETHER. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on March 21, 2019, during the second day of Pompeo's visit as part of his five-day regional tour of the Middle East. Photo by Abir Sultan/POOL/AFP

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Israel to name new Jerusalem railway station after Trump

Dec 27, 2017 - 8:26 PM

The station, to be built near the hallowed Western Wall, will be named after the US President in tribute to his 'historic and courageous decision' on Jerusalem

WESTERN WALL. US President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem'™s Old City on May 22, 2017. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. president to visit Western Wall

May 22, 2017 - 10:05 PM

The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray Trump paused in front of it then placed what appeared to be a written prayer or note between its stones

WESTERN WALL. US President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem’s Old City on May 22, 2017. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP