Row over Temple Mount in Jerusalem is reignited

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Anna Somers Cocks:

If there is one place above all where the 70-year-old strife between Arabs and Israelis comes to a head, it is Temple Mount in Jerusalem. This was expressed yet again in all its bitterness by the row over a Palestinian-drafted resolution passed on 12 October by 24 delegates to Unesco, opposed by six, and with 26 abstaining. It was approved by the cultural body’s World Heritage Committee today (26 October) in a secret ballot, 10 states voting in favour, two opposing, and eight abstaining… Read more

Image: Temple Mount in Jerusalem (Photo: Andrew Shiva / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)