Historic Names of Palestinian Landmarks in Jerusalem to be Changed by Israeli Authorities

22 Nov
3:36 PM

The Israeli government reportedly intends to change the historic names of Jerusalem landmarks into Israeli ones, Hebrew channel 7 reported.

According to the site, the  government will change the name of Damascus Gate, one of the most ancient gates of Jerusalem, to “Heroes Square”, in honor of Israeli settlers and soldiers.

Al Ray further reports that the Israeli committee for commemorating the victims of terrorist attacks, in cooperation with Israeli municipality of Jerusalem, are agreed upon changing the names of some streets in Jerusalem, as well.

It will change the names of two streets for settlers who were killed in al-Wad street. It will also change the names of some streets in the Old City.

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