The protestors chanted anti-government slogans and condemned Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, calling him "the enemy of God." for his decision to stop work at the Shihab al-Din mosque, which has been under construction for several weeks at a site very near the Christian Basilica of the Annunciation.
By Jalal Banna and Ori Nir, Ha'aretz Correspondents, Jan 19, 2002
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January 17, 20023256 readsThe committee was set up last week and given two weeks to advise the government on its next steps. But after hearing from representatives of the Waqf Islamic religious trust and the Christian churches, Thursday, Sharansky said that the panel would have to hold further discussions before reaching any conclusions.
By Ori Nir, Ha'aretz, Jan 17, 2002
January 14, 20023310 readsMuslim leaders in the city reacted angrily to Sharon's statements, saying: "This is an attempt by Sharon to curry favor with and move closer to the Christian World
U.S. President George W. Bush, however, has expressed satisfaction with last week's to suspend construction of the mosque
Haaretz, By Jalal Bana and Aluf Benn, Jan 14, 2002
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January 11, 20023490 readsIt is easy to understand how such a small number of Christians are trapped between the hostilities of the Palestinians and the Jews,? a spokesman for the Holy See Mission to the United Nations in New York told WND. ?Christians are being crowded out? by growing Jewish and Muslim settlements, an economic crisis and violence
By Mary Jo Anderson, WorldNetDaily.com
January 09, 20023318 readsThe security cabinet decided Wednesday (Jan 8) to halt the construction of the mosque next to the Basilica of the Annunciation. Interior Minister Eli Yishai and Housing Minister Natan Sharansky were asked to find an alternate site for the mosque in Nazareth within two weeks.
By Aluf Benn and Jalal Banna, Ha'aretz Correspondents, Ha'aretz Service and agencies, Jan 8, 2002
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United Christian Council in Israel together with the Catholic Church and the "International Coalition for Nazareth" are using all their connections to put massive pressure on the Israeli government to stop the building of the mosque in Nazareth.
Special for Come and See, Jan 7, 2002
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