Israel dismantled the metal detectors at Temple mount in Jerusalem, but the Palestinians do not intend to cancel the «Day of wrath» in their territories – describes the situation in the region, the newspaper «Kommersant».
Muslim clerics in East Jerusalem intends in the next few hours to make a decision on the resumption of prayers at the al-Aqsa mosque on the Temple mount, reports the edition with reference to the channel Al Arabiya.
According to him, the morning prayers the faithful, the Arabs held the walls of the mosque, despite the fact that at night, the Israeli authorities dismantled the detectors, leading to them metal barriers and ramps with mounted cameras.
Earlier, the Islamic sheikhs demanded to remove all barriers that impede the free passage of Muslims to the al-Aqsa mosque. They call for thirteen days of prayer occurred at the walls of this Islamic Shrine and regularly escalated into clashes with the police.
The US President Donald trump may veto a bill that would expand sanctions against Russia, Iran and the DPRK not to sign the bill, writes the same publication, citing an interview with CNN, the White house spokesman, Anthony of Scaramucci.
However, according to him, the decision of American President may not accept to exit from the confrontation, and to further strengthen the Congress approved the restrictive measures against Russia.
The Muslim Council of Jerusalem headed by mufti Mohammed Hussein announced that the conflict over passage in the al-Aqsa mosque settled, and that the Muslims are ready to resume prayers in the territory of the third most important Shrine of Islam, writes «Rossiyskaya Gazeta», citing The Jerusalem Post.
Last night was dismantled surveillance cameras that can identify the armed visitors, but also removed metal barricades in front of the Lion’s gate through which the entrance to the al-Aqsa mosque, located on the territory of the Old city, the newspaper writes.
Chancellor of Austria, Christian Kern has ruled out the entry of Turkey into the European Union. According to policy, Brussels should honestly tell Ankara: «You just are not a candidate for accession», wrote in Thursday’s WP. As noted by Kern, Turkey the rights of man «almost crossed all red lines». The actions of the authorities against human rights defenders, journalists and some parliamentarians he called an act of dictatorial violence.
Ukraine is preparing for a major war – statements by U.S. officials about possible supply of Kiev lethal weapons exacerbated the situation in the Donbass, writes on Thursday the newspaper «Nezavisimaya Gazeta».
Since August, Ukraine will start the call to military service. The agenda usually come in the fall, this year’s President Poroshenko signed a decree announced summer appeal, which the media called extraordinary. Experts note that the Ukrainian government is preparing for a likely crisis scenarios. Fears in Kiev call is scheduled for September of the Russian-Belarusian exercises «West-2017».
Deputies of the Israeli Knesset unanimously voted for the law on the introduction of a new state holiday – Day of the Victory of the allies over Germany, which will be celebrated may 9. The initiative came from the party «Israel Our home», which relies on immigrants from the former Soviet Union and Russia, writes «Komsomolskaya Pravda».
The introduction of a new holiday is not just a formal step. Now the lessons on may 9 will become mandatory in schools and in the classroom in the army, and the government will allocate money for the organization of festive events. In addition, the Victory Day is included in the list of holidays for religious educational institutions and can be observed by the decision of the Ministry of education on the 6th day of the month of Iyar – on this day in 1945, fell on 9 may.