World Islamic Body Warns of Muslim Backlash Over Jerusalem

(Tehran Times) - The 57-member Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, warned Tuesday that a U.S. law demanding the American Embassy in Israel be moved from Tel Aviv to Bait-ul-Moqaddas [Jerusalem] will only heighten Muslim resentment. [Note: The reference to Jerusalem as "Bait-ul-Moqaddas" is strikingly similar to the Hebrew "Beit HaMikdash," referring to the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.]

2002-10-03 00:00:00

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