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Muslim leaders fail to deliver action plan on Jerusalem at OIC

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, Turkey on 13 December 2017 [Kayhan Özer/Anadolu Agency]

Some 57 Muslim leaders who gathered for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul today failed to put forward a strategy with which to deal with the US designation of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Despite Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas labelling the conference “the most important and successful Summit to have taken place”, the world leaders departed having only repeated their condemnation the announcement of US President Donald Trump last week.

Abbas restated that Trump’s move violates international law and contravenes UN resolutions. He called for countries across the world to recognise the State of Palestine and support its calls to join international organisations.

OIC Secretary-General Yousef Al-Othaimeen again reiterated comments of a week ago, namely that the organisation rejects Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and its plan to move its embassy to the Holy City.

Jordan’s King Abdullah stressed that Jerusalem is in the heart of all Muslims and Christians, whilst Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also emphasised that Muslim countries should condemn the move.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan echoed the comments of other leaders, stating: “We have repeated on numerous occasions that this US decision is not accepted and will only serve to help extremists.”

Read: 70% of Palestinians want Abbas to resign immediately

The international community has been unanimous in its condemnation of Trump’s decision. All the Muslim leaders present at today’s conference have also criticised the move multiple times since the announcement last week.

However, many have panned the response from Arab and Muslim leaders as meaningless, given that no diplomatic ties with Israel or the US have been severed, despite continual rhetoric that Jerusalem is a “red line”. The OIC was also criticised for taking a week to hold the summit, after many days of Palestinian and global protest.

Saudi Arabia was notably not represented at today’s summit, furthering suspicions that Riyadh gave Trump the go ahead prior to the announcement of his decision.

Meanwhile, in the Palestinian territories, six people have died and some 1,500 have been injured since last Thursday as Israeli forces responded to protesters with violence. Over 100 people have been detained, including several children, as shown by a video published on Sunday by B’Tselem. Israel has also resumed shelling of Gaza and towns and villages in the West Bank were raided overnight.

Read: Netanyahu fails to sell Trump Jerusalem recognition in Europe

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  • Fasdunkle

    I bet the Jordanian and Egyptian delegations were squirming when those laughable maps were shown

    • Fazullah Kharoti

      the Egyptians weren’t present, as Saudis. They’re like sucking the Jew balls.

    • Fazullah Kharoti

      that map is bound to be reversed, as soon as the US fall. HA ha you think China or Russia gives a damn about Isra-Hell?

      • another fool who cant bring himself to say the name of the country that by UN mandates took the british mandate of the land and restored it to whom it belonged to originally prior to decades of exile. ISRAEL.

        • hersheys plz

          JERUSALEM IS PALESTINE PROPERTY! JERUSALEM IS ISLAM PROPERTY! dont you(zionists) dare to put your hands on islam holy place! #HandsOffJerusalem

          • don’t just make a stupid claim. prove it.

          • Helen4Yemen

            there are no Palestinian Jews living anywhere in the world today.

            In 1882 when European Jewry arrived in Palestine as Zionist colonial settlers,
            they found:

            • 400,000 Arabic-speaking indigenous Palestinian Muslims (88%)

            • 40,000 Arabic-speaking indigenous Palestinian Christians (6%)

            • 15,000 YIDDISH-SPEAKING European Jews (3%)

            All the 15,000 Jews were migrants from Eastern Europe who had arrived in the 1830’s and 1840’s to live on halukka (charity) sent them to from abroad. Make no mistake about it that these indigent Jews of Eastern Europe were sent to plant the seed for Jewish presence on that land before the stampede to colonize the land would begin by European Jewry.

          • hersheys plz

            i dont have to prove it. its already the truth. u guys can speak whatever you want since u already blind to see it.

    • Helen4Yemen

      There are only 26 genetic groups in the world . Mine is #26.

      What is yours? Is it #22, is it not? What is “European Jewish”?

      That is code for Khazar, is it not? If it is not, please tell me what

      “European-Jewish” is?

      Africa ………………………………………Europe
      1 Africa North …………………………. 14 Iberian Peninsula
      2 Africa South-Central ……………… 15 Great Britain
      Hunter Gatherers …………………….. 16 Italy/Greece
      3 Africa Southeastern ………………..17 Ireland
      4 Benin/Togo …………………………… 18 Europe East
      5 Cameroon/Congo ………………….. 19 Europe West
      6 Ivory Coast/Ghana …………………. 20 Scandinavia
      7 Mali ………………………………………. 21 Finland/Northwest Russia
      8 Nigeria ………………………………….. 22 European Jewish
      9 Senegal …………………………………..Pacific Islander
      America ……………………………………. 23 Polynesia
      10 Native American ……………………. 24 Melanesia
      Asia ……………………………………………West Asia
      11 Asia East ………………………………..25 Caucasus
      12 Asia Central …………………………… 26 Middle East
      13 Asia South

  • charliematerne

    I’m curious, which “International Laws” were violated?

    • Fazullah Kharoti

      assigning other people’s land to another? Which law isn’t broken? Just because of power advantage, how long is that gonna last?

      • charliematerne

        Since you didn’t bother to name names, shall we assume you are speaking of Jordan expelling every Jew and Most Christians from its illegally occupied “West Bank” and “East Jerusalem”? Are you speaking of the Arabs they moved into the Jewish and Christian houses in communities that had existed for more than 2000 years? Or maybe Egypt doing the same in the so-called “Gaza Strip”? Or possibly Syria expelling Jews from the land that Arabs sold them? You are correct, their “power advantage” didn’t last.

        • Helen4Yemen

          How Jews treat Christians in stolen Palestine

          ‘https://worldpeace365.wordpress.COM/2017/12/15/how-christians-are-treated-in-israel/

        • Helen4Yemen

          There are only 26 genetic groups in the world . Mine is #26. What is yours? Is it #22, is it not? What is “European Jewish”? That is code for Khazar, is it not? If it is not, please tell me what “European-Jewish” is?

          Africa ……………………………………………… Europe
          1 Africa North ……………………………….. 14 Iberian Peninsula
          2 Africa South- ……………………………… 15 Great Britain
          Central Hunter Gatherers ………………. 16 Italy/Greece
          3 Africa Southeastern ……………………..17 Ireland
          4 Benin/Togo ………………………………… 18 Europe East
          5 Cameroon/Congo ……………………….. 19 Europe West
          6 Ivory Coast/Ghana ……………………….. 20 Scandinavia
          7 Mali ……………………………………………. 21 Finland/Northwest Russia
          8 Nigeria ………………………………………… 22 European Jewish
          9 Senegal …………………………………………..Pacific Islander
          America …………………………………………. 23 Polynesia
          10 Native American …………………………. 24 Melanesia
          Asia ……………………………………………………West Asia
          11 Asia East …………………………………….. 25 Caucasus
          12 Asia Central ………………………………… 26 Middle East
          13 Asia South

    • Helen4Yemen

      When Palestine was give to the International Jews!

      There are only 26 genetic groups in the world . Mine is #26.

      What is yours? Is it #22, is it not? What is “European Jewish”?

      That is code for Khazar, is it not? If it is not, please tell me what

      “European-Jewish” is?

      Africa ………………………………………Europe
      1 Africa North …………………………. 14 Iberian Peninsula
      2 Africa South-Central ……………… 15 Great Britain
      Hunter Gatherers …………………….. 16 Italy/Greece
      3 Africa Southeastern ………………..17 Ireland
      4 Benin/Togo …………………………… 18 Europe East
      5 Cameroon/Congo ………………….. 19 Europe West
      6 Ivory Coast/Ghana …………………. 20 Scandinavia
      7 Mali ………………………………………. 21 Finland/Northwest Russia
      8 Nigeria ………………………………….. 22 European Jewish
      9 Senegal …………………………………..Pacific Islander
      America ……………………………………. 23 Polynesia
      10 Native American ……………………. 24 Melanesia
      Asia ……………………………………………West Asia
      11 Asia East ………………………………..25 Caucasus
      12 Asia Central …………………………… 26 Middle East
      13 Asia South

  • Kelly Kelly

    As usual, they can always condemn and demonstrate, with no constructive conclusion.

  • MisterSamsung Galaxy

    So on Erdo’s map’s why does It refer to Palestinians/Arabs as Philistines ?

    • Fazullah Kharoti

      because in Arabic it’s Falestine, in English Palestine.

      • MisterSamsung Galaxy

        Thanks for clarifying.

      • there is no letter P in the Arabic language, ergo trying to assume the name of somewhere – in this case a territory that was never a sovereign country – really, the fact that they are hijacking it for their own ends and the world is finally beginning to realise this. the “British mandate of Palestine” equates to administrators of the land (since there was never a sovereign state be that name. ever) up until the UN supported declaration of Israeli independence in 1948. The original Palestinians were the Jews – look up your classical/ancient history, going back to the roman occupation of Israel to understand where the name came from – those Arabs are not Palestinians, that fraud was only started in 1967 after the 6-day war.

        • Helen4Yemen

          You are worried about the letter “P” while the Ashkenazi is proven to have not even a tiny trace of Abraham’s blood – zero! There are only 26 genetic groups in the world . Mine is #26. What is yours? Is it #22, is it not? What is “European Jewish”? That is code for Khazar, is it not? If it is not, please tell me what “European-Jewish” is?

          Africa ……………………………………………… Europe
          1 Africa North ………………………………. 14 Iberian Peninsula
          2 Africa South-Central …………………… 15 Great Britain
          Hunter Gatherers ………………………….. 16 Italy/Greece
          3 Africa Southeastern ……………………..17 Ireland
          4 Benin/Togo ………………………………… 18 Europe East
          5 Cameroon/Congo ……………………….. 19 Europe West
          6 Ivory Coast/Ghana ………………………. 20 Scandinavia
          7 Mali ……………………………………………. 21 Finland/Northwest Russia
          8 Nigeria ……………………………………….. 22 European Jewish
          9 Senegal …………………………………………..Pacific Islander
          America …………………………………………. 23 Polynesia
          10 Native American …………………………. 24 Melanesia
          Asia ……………………………………………………West Asia
          11 Asia East ……………………………………. 25 Caucasus
          12 Asia Central ………………………………… 26 Middle East
          13 Asia South

          _________
          The is no letter or sound “J” in Hebrew, right?

          • Jerusalem is the anglicised version of that name.
            the hebrew name ירושלים is yerushalayim.

          • Helen4Yemen

            The Ashkenazi 99% genetically of European origin spoke Yiddish.

            Yes or no?

          • what’s your point here?

          • Helen4Yemen

            “And we re-established our sovereign state in our ancestral homeland, the land of Israel.”

            Does Mileikowsky (Natenyahu) have ancestral ties to the Middle East region?

          • Helen4Yemen

            Why can you not answer what “European-Jewish” means?

            Does it mean Khazar? If not, tell me what else it means?

          • Helen4Yemen

            You ran away, did you not?

            Is “European-Jewish” = Khazars, if not what does it mean?

            European genetic groups (ancestry dot com)

            14 Iberian
            15 Great Britain
            16 Italy/Greece
            17 Ireland
            18 Europe East
            19 Europe West
            20 Scandinavia
            21 Finland/Northwest Russia
            22 European Jewish

          • Helen4Yemen

            Ashkenazi Jews = 0.0% Middle Eastern ancestry

            Eskimos = 0.0% Middle Eastern ancestry.

            Yes or no?

            https://i.imgur.COM/7TbjuJD.png

        • Helen4Yemen

          “The original Palestinians were the Jews ”

          True, and then they became Muslims and Christians and that is why there have not been “Jews” living on that land for over 1,000 years.

          For over a thousand years, there were no Jews living in Palestine –
          and there are no Palestinian Jews living anywhere in the world today
          .

          In 1882 when European Jewry arrived in Palestine as Zionist colonial settlers, they found:

          • 400,000 Arabic-speaking indigenous Palestinian Muslims (88%)

          • 40,000 Arabic-speaking indigenous Palestinian Christians (6%)

          • 15,000 YIDDISH-SPEAKING European Jews (3%)

          All the 15,000 Jews were migrants from Eastern Europe who had arrived in the 1830’s and 1840’s to live on halukka (charity) sent them to from abroad. Make no mistake about it that these indigent Jews of Eastern Europe were sent to plant the seed for Jewish presence on that land before the stampede to colonize the land would begin by European Jewry.

          Please do not forget that the Ashkenazi are former Khazars who converted to Judaism.

          Here are samples of what the Ashkenazi DNA results look like:

          1) Larry David…………. 97.8% Ashkenazi … 99% European

          2) Bernie Sanders…… 97.7% Ashkenazi … 99% European

          3) Alan Dershowitz….. 98.5% Ashkenazi … 99% European

          4) Tony Kushner……… 97.5% Ashkenazi … 99% European

          5) Neil Gaiman……….. 99.6% Ashkenazi … 99% European

        • Helen4Yemen

          Note: “fellahin” is referring to the Palestinian farmers.
          ……………………………………………………………………………….
          David Ben-Gurion – 1918: “The fellahin are not descendants of
          the Arab conquerors, who captured Eretz Israel and Syria in the
          seventh century CE. The Arab victors did not destroy the
          agricultural population they found in the country. They expelled
          only the alien Byzantine rulers, and did not touch the local
          population. Nor did the Arabs go in for settlement.”
          ……………………………………………………………………………….
          David Ben-Gurion- 1918: “Even in their former habitations the
          Arabs did not engage in farming…their whole interest in the new
          countries was political, religious and material: to rule, to
          propagate Islam, and to collect taxes…the Jewish farmer, like any
          other farmer, was not easily torn from his soil…Despite the
          repression and suffering the rural population remained
          unchanged.”
          ……………………………………………………………………………….
          Itzhak Ben-Zvi – 1929: “The great majority of the fellahin do not
          descend from the Arab conquerors but before that, from the
          Jewish fellahin, who were the foundation of this country before
          its conquest by Islam.”
          ……………………………………………………………………………….
          Benny Morris: “The vast majority of Arabs who live in Palestine
          originated in Palestine, ‘originated’ meaning they have been
          living in Palestine for hundreds of years.”
          ……………………………………………………………………………….

          • I would question the entire validity of that last claim/quote by benny morris.

          • Helen4Yemen

            Where do yo think the Palestinians came from?

          • Helen4Yemen

            Bernie Sanders = 97.7% “European Jewish”

            What is European-Jewish?

            European genetic groups (ancestry dot com)

            14 Iberian
            15 Great Britain
            16 Italy/Greece
            17 Ireland
            18 Europe East
            19 Europe West
            20 Scandinavia
            21 Finland/Northwest Russia
            22 European Jewish

          • Helen4Yemen

            There are millions of indigenous Palestinian Muslims and Palestinian Christians but there are no indigenous Palestinian Jews. Over centuries, they conversed to Islam and Christianity and today’s Palestinians are in fact descended from the ancient Jews whereas the Ashkenazi are descended from Khazars.

            Yes or no?

          • Helen4Yemen

            1882 Palestine population
            .
            Muslims 403,795
            Christians 43,659
            Jews 15,011

            All the Jews were Yiddish-speaking migrants from Eastern Europe.

            Were they not “European-Jewish” = Khazars?

        • Helen4Yemen

          You mean Khazars were called Palestinians?

          European genetic groups (ancestry dot com)

          14 Iberian
          15 Great Britain
          16 Italy/Greece
          17 Ireland
          18 Europe East
          19 Europe West
          20 Scandinavia
          21 Finland/Northwest Russia
          22 European Jewish