On Friday, the grand imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque also said that he would not meet Pence, according to Egyptian media.
Vice President Mike Pence watches as President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington.
Sheikh Al-Tayyeb, who had initially agreed to the meeting, however, made a decision to withdraw following the latest development involving the status of Jerusalem, the report said.
The Grand Sheikh had initially accepted the request set forth by the United States embassy for Pence and Al-Tayeb to meet on December 20.
On Wednesday, President Trump declared that the U.S. would formally recognise the city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, breaking with a decades-old USA policy that the status of the city must be determined in negotiations with the Palestinians, who seek to establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Tayeb has warned that U.S. plans to relocate its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem will "open the floodgates of hell to the West".
Following Trump's decision, the spokesperson for Egypt's Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Abu Zeid called upon the UN Security Council to convene an urgent meeting to discuss the matter, and to hear a statement from the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres.
Jerusalem remains at the core of the perennial Israel-Palestine conflict, as Palestinians want Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state.
Army's all-white uniforms - a nod to the 10th Mountain Division of World War II - served as nearly camouflage in the snow. The Army-Navy game Saturday will feature two of the most stunning alternate uniforms of the 2017 college football season.
And Raval followed three overs later, caught low down by Dowrich, nicking one that Gabriel got to shape away. It was a fresh wicket and the bowlers missed a couple of times and we were able to capitalise".
Carter Stadium and football offices at a cost of almost $170 million and a $72 million renovation of TCU's basketball facility. Under his watch TCU also underwent several athletic upgrades, most notably the construction of the new Amon G.
The 53-year-old man was hospitalized for two weeks after he was bit by a police dog and kicked by an officer last year. When she was an infant, she was injured in a fire and her left hand was amputated because of her injuries, Noel said.
The KCNA earlier reported that he met North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho and visited United Nations project sites Thursday. North Korean officials rarely brief the media on the content of discussions with foreign dignitaries.
A 70-year-old woman died in a auto crash while trying to get away from the massive Thomas Fire in Ventura County . In Los Angeles County , firefighters on Thursday night took advantage of the calmest winds they had seen in days.
The vice-president will also address the Knesset, the first senior United States official to do so since President George W. Tens of thousands also protested in Muslim and Arab countries, including Jordan, Turkey, Pakistan and Malaysia.
Why John Boyega may miss the Last Jedi premiere
I guess the Atlanta airport is better than the desert of Jakku, right? "I actually NEED a pilot!", Boyega tweeted . The snowstorm is now taking over Atlanta and has knocked out power for more than 100,000 of its residents.
Winter Weather Advisory: Snow is coming, got milk (and bread)?
Preparations are being made across Southern New England with the first snowfall of the season expected to arrive this weekend. A shift in the track of the storm could change conditions. "Travel may be hard at times", the National Weather Service said.
Trump tried to kiss me on the lips
Huddy reportedly received a settlement from 21st Century Fox after filing a sexual harassment complaint against O'Reilly. Ms Huddy added: 'At the time I was not offended by it. "He took me for lunch at Trump Tower, just us two".
'Jessica Jones' Season 2 Trailer Released
For those of you who have been tracking the developments of the second season, Tennant's return shouldn't be that surprising. Marvel's favorite super-strong, smart-mouthed, whiskey-loving private investigator is coming back.
Finland's Tapio Pulkkanen leads Joburg Open
Steven Brown and Ross McGowan were then in the group at 11 under, a shot clear of Charlie Ford and Matt Wallace . I'm really happy that I did! "I don't want to change my strategy because I've played solid golf.
Mega Man coming to Monster Hunter
It looks like players will be able to utilize Mega Man's classic weapons and hunt to the beat of classic Mega Man soundtracks. Venture on quests alone or cooperatively with up to three hunters via online drop-in multiplayer.
Capital Trust (BXMT) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.14
Company trades at a P/E ratio of 14.40, and is less expensive than the average stock in the REIT - Diversified industry. It sells its products to integrated steel companies and steel producers in the United States and the Asia Pacific.
Teen confesses to killing mom, sister
The teen added that his mother used to regularly thrash and reprimand him for his poor academic performance. The father immediately informed the police after which a team reached the location and found him.
Anheuser-Busch Orders Electric Semi-Trucks for Local Deliveries
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