Arab Christians, Al-Jazeera & Terror

Israel has been seriously considering closing down the Jerusalem bureau of the Qatari news channel Al Jazeera.

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The reason: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blames the Arab network for fueling violence on the Temple Mount. For the time being, Israel has settled for withdrawing the accreditation of Al Jazeera journalists in the country. “In times when there are terrorist attacks, the security of the Israeli population is more important than freedom of the press,” Communications Minister Ayoub Kara, who is a Druze, explained. “Freedom of the press does not mean the freedom to incite violence.” Al Jazeera has long been a thorn in the side of many, including Saudi Arabia and its allies. In its 20 years, Al…

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