Israel angered by UNESCO decision on holy site

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Israel angered by UNESCO decision on holy site
“Israel pretends that in this decision Palestinians and the Arab group denies the historic and importance of the old city of Jerusalem to the Jewish people, actually if you read the third paragraph of the decision you will see that it starts by the recognition of the historic importance for the three monotheistic religions.”

UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem. The draft text repeatedly refers to the site, known to Jews as Temple Mount and Muslim as al-Aqsa compound by its Muslim names. It is a move which has angered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who says it amounts…