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“Jerusalem al-Quds: Eternal Capital of Palestine” conference in Mashhad, Iran

Mashhad, Iran 6:00 pm, Al-Ghadir Hotel lobby The post-conference wrap-up session for the 6th New Horizon Conference just finished an hour ago. Its theme “Jerusalem al-Quds: Eternal Capital of Palestine” was painfully timely, since Trump chose this week to move the US Embassy to Occupied Jerusalem al-Quds and tear up the Iran nuclear deal in acts of obsequious fealty to Netanyahu. Meanwhile, Israeli sharpshooters mowed down thousands of unarmed Palestinians with live gunfire and exploding bullets. Being here in Mashhad for this event was an act of protest against such insane barbarity—as I will tell the DHS interrogators when I arrive home…