[email protected]: I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. I am also directing the State Department to begin preparation to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Map. History of Israel-Palestine conflict

16 December 2017
1 week ago
Israel detains 36 Palestinians, 21 of them from Qusra
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Israel army deploying reinforcements in WestBank after Trump Jerusalem move
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Saudi royal court condemns as 'irresponsible' Trump administration decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
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Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, reacts to Trump's announcement, says "East Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine"
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Haniyeh: We call Friday to be a day of anger and the beginning of a new intifada
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Hamas leader calls for new intifada against Israel over Jerusalem decision
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Haniyeh: We gave instructions to all the members of the Hamas movement to stand up and prepare for the requirements of the stage
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Haniyeh: I call for an Arab summit, and a meeting of Arab foreign ministers
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Hamas leader Ismail Haniya says US decision on Jerusalem is a "war declaration against Palestinians".
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Netanyahu says Israel in touch with other countries ready to follow US recognition of Jerusalem
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Difah-e-Pakistan Council backed by JuD Chief and Hafiz Saeed announces nationwide protests outside US Embassy in Pakistan for today and tomorrow against the Jerusalem decision
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Haniyeh: We call for a halt of security coordination and cooperation with Israel
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Iraq demands U.S. backtrack on Jerusalem, militia says troops a target
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The United Arab Emirates strongly condemns the United States as the capital of Israel
After Somalia's Shabab comes AQAP, Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula blasting Trump's 1 week ago
After Somalia's Shabab comes AQAP, Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula blasting Trump's "daring" decision to move US emb and declare Jerusalem as Israel capital, calling on Muslims to unite and join the fight, accusing GCC countries of betraying Palestine
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Iraq demands US administration backtracks on decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Iraqi govt statement
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Erdogan: Next Wednesday we will take steps and discuss what should be done for the cause of Jerusalem during the meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul
1 week ago
India's position on Palestine is independent and consistent. It is shaped by our views and interests, and not determined by any third country: Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel by the US
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Algeria: The U.S. declaration on Jerusalem is a blatant violation of Security Council resolutions
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Bolivia, Egypt, France, Italy, Senegal, Sweden, UK and Uruguay have requested an emergency UNSC meeting to held before the end of this week on US Jerusalem decision. They have also asked that UNSG @antonioguterres brief.
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Eight countries call for an urgent meeting of the Security Council on Jerusalem
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Bahrain affirms its commitment to its position on the rights of the Palestinians in a state with East Jerusalem as its capital
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[email protected]: I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. I am also directing the State Department to begin preparation to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
Palestinian refugees protesting Trump's Jerusalem decision in Lebanon's camps of Bourj el-Barajneh, Ain al-Hilweh and Nahr al-Bared, calling for more 1 week ago
Palestinian refugees protesting Trump's Jerusalem decision in Lebanon's camps of Bourj el-Barajneh, Ain al-Hilweh and Nahr al-Bared, calling for more "days of rage"
Angry youth burn the flag of U.S and Saudi Arabia in the town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.1 week ago
Angry youth burn the flag of U.S and Saudi Arabia in the town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.
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"With our blood and soul we will scarifies for the sake of alAqsa" a demo in Ramallah against Trump declaration on Jerusalem
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Powerful Iraqi Shiite Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr urged all Muslims and Arabs, people and officials, never to give up Jerusalem because "this will be the beginning to our end", tweeted "never give up our Holy City, it is our honor and pride"
After Trump speech, Czech Republic recognizes West Jerusalem in fact as the capital of Israel1 week ago
After Trump speech, Czech Republic recognizes West Jerusalem in fact as the capital of Israel
Rally in the centre of Gaza City condemns the decision of Trump on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel1 week ago
Rally in the centre of Gaza City condemns the decision of Trump on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
1 week ago
Nasrallah to speak on Jerusalem Thursday
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Reaction to Jerusalem recognition from German Chancellor AngelaMerkel: The German govt. does not support this, because the status of Jerusalem should be negotiated as part of a 2 state solution
State Dept message to US citizens in Cairo urges caution after Jerusalem announcement. Odd wording about 'media attention.'1 week ago
State Dept message to US citizens in Cairo urges caution after Jerusalem announcement. Odd wording about 'media attention.'
UK PM @theresa_may says Great Britain disagrees w Trump's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the Holy City as Israel capital before a final status agreement w the Palestinians, calling it 1 week ago
UK PM @theresa_may says Great Britain disagrees w Trump's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the Holy City as Israel capital before a final status agreement w the Palestinians, calling it "unhelpful", @number10press
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UK 'disagrees' with 'unhelpful' US decision on Jerusalem
@keithellison: This White House continues to play politics with issues of national security and international peace, and its reckless decision making should concern us all.1 week ago
@keithellison: This White House continues to play politics with issues of national security and international peace, and its reckless decision making should concern us all.
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Canada: The status of Jerusalem must be resolved through comprehensive peace negotiations
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The EU rejected Trump's decision, saying its stance on #Jerusalem will not change
1 week ago
Iraq officially rejects Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
Secretary Tillerson: @POTUS decided today, as Congress first urged in the Jerusalem Embassy Act in 1995, and has reaffirmed regularly since, to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.1 week ago
Secretary Tillerson: @POTUS decided today, as Congress first urged in the Jerusalem Embassy Act in 1995, and has reaffirmed regularly since, to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
1 week ago
Emir of Qatar confirms in call with Mahmoud Abbas unchanged Doha position on the Palestinian issue
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US Embassy Berlin warns of possible violent protests in Germany after Trump announcement on Jerusalem
Demonstrations in Istanbul against Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem and Israel's capitol.1 week ago
Demonstrations in Istanbul against Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem and Israel's capitol.
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Tillerson confirms that the United States will immediately begin to implement the decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem
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Tunisia regards the Trump decision as a threat to peace and a breach of international agreements
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Lebanese President Aoun says Trump decision threatens peace process and stability of the region - statement
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Saudi King Salman received a telephone call from Turkish President Erdogan to tackle the latest developments in the region.
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Iranian Foreign Ministry: America and Israel bear responsibility for any extremism or violence caused by the Trump decision
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Iranian Foreign Ministry: We call on the international community and Islamic countries to prevent the implementation of the Trump resolution on Jerusalem
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U.S. Embassy Jordan: All Embassy travel outside Amman, both official and personal, has been prohibited until further notice. Americans in Jordan are encouraged to maintain a low profile and to remain alert to developments.
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US to immediately begin implementing Jerusalem decision, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says
People are gathering near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem to protest Trump decision1 week ago
People are gathering near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem to protest Trump decision
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Abbas: Trump's decision is to withdraw Washington from the peace process between the Palestinians and Israelis
The Hasam Movement in Egypt releases a statement saying the solution to the Jerusalem issue goes through the liberation of the Arab capitals in the region. Also mentioning the prominence of Jerusalem to Muslims and the region in general.1 week ago
The Hasam Movement in Egypt releases a statement saying the solution to the Jerusalem issue goes through the liberation of the Arab capitals in the region. Also mentioning the prominence of Jerusalem to Muslims and the region in general.
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Palestinian President: Trump's decision undermines peace efforts
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Trump's stance, U.s. embassy's move to Jerusalem ended any negotiations, possibility of achieving settlement of Palestinian-Osraeli conflict - Palestinian ambassador to Russia
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Qatari Foreign Minister: Trump's decision constitutes a serious escalation and a death sentence against all peace endeavors
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Jordan rejected Trump's decision on Jerusalem, says it violates international agreements.
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Turkish Presidential spox says U.S President Trump'a decision on Jerusalem is null and void for Turkey
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President Abbas to lift the sanctions he imposed on Gaza much earlier this year, to aid reconciliation, he says
1 week ago
Palestinian President Abbas telephoned Egyptian President Sisi to discuss Trump's decision.
1 week ago
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announces the rejection of the Trump decision to move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem
1 week ago
PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat: Trump's decision ends Washington's role in the peace process
1 week ago
Palestinian factions call for a day of anger and a general strike tomorrow against the decision of Trump
Pledges Israel 1 week ago
Pledges Israel "will always ensure freedom of worship for Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike." And thanks @POTUS "for today's historic decision."
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Netanyahu says he shares @POTUS commitment "to advancing peace between Israel and all of our neighbors, including the Palestinians." And reiterates pledge "there will be no change whatsoever to the status quo at the holy sites" in Jerusalem.
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"The President's decision is an important step towards peace," says @netanyahu, "for there is no peace that doesn't include Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel."
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Palestine Liberation Organization: Trump's decision on Jerusalem destroys any chance for a two-state solution
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Macron: Trump's unilateral decision is regrettable and France does not support it
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[email protected]: "I am also directing the State Department to begin preparation to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem."
1 week ago
Hamas says Trump's decision opens "gates of hell"
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Foreign Minister Cavusoglu said: We condemn the decision that the US Administration recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
1 week ago
Netanyahu pledges no change to status quo at Jerusalem holy sites
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No hesitation on part of WH in acknowledging that Jerusalem announcement by Pres Trump fulfills "a major campaign promise of his and many previous Presidential candidates."
1 week ago
Netanyahu: Any peace agreement with the Palestinians must include Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
1 week ago
@LindseyGrahamSC: Why did the Trump Administration decide to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel? Because it always has been and always will be.
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@LindseyGrahamSC: Finally, the decision announced today does not take other options off the table regarding a two-state solution.
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@LindseyGrahamSC:I fully support the Trump Administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel because this statement reflects the reality on the ground for the last 3,000 years.
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[email protected]: "Israel is a sovereign nation with the right, like every other sovereign nation, to determine its own capital."
@POTUS signing Jerusalem announcement1 week ago
@POTUS signing Jerusalem announcement
Trump says US prepared to back two-state solution if the two parties want that1 week ago
Trump says US prepared to back two-state solution if the two parties want that
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@POTUS concludes speech with asking God to bless the Israelis, the Palestinians and the United States."
President Trump on changes in Jerusalem policies: 1 week ago
President Trump on changes in Jerusalem policies: "This decision is not intended in any way to reflect a departure from our strong commitment to facilitate a lasting peace agreement."
1 week ago
US media: Tillerson and Mattis were both opposed to Trump's Jerusalem announcement due to security concerns; Kushner and Greenblatt were in favour
1 week ago
@POTUS: "Peace is never beyond the grasp of those willing to reach it. So today we calm, for moderation."
1 week ago
@POTUS: "There will, of course, be disagreement and dissent regarding this announcement."
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"We are not taking a position of any final status issues," such as contested borders between Israel and the Palestinians. There must be a peace agreement "that is acceptable to both sides," adds @POTUS. "The United States would support a two-state solution."
President Trump: 1 week ago
President Trump: "I've judged this course of action to be in the best interests of the United States of America, and the pursuit of peace between Israel and the Palestinians."
1 week ago
POTUS Trump instructs State Department to move US embassy to Jerusalem.
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@POTUS: @StateDept to immediately begin planning for a "magnificent" embassy to be built in Jerusalem.
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@POTUS: "Today Jerusalem is the seat of the modern Israeli government," as well as the Knesset, the Supreme Court and the home of the prime minister and president.
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@POTUS: "Jerusalem is not just the heart of three great religions" but also of "one of the most successfull democracies in the world."
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Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
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This is the best interest of the US and to advance the peace process, declares @POTUS.
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Trump recognizes #Jerusalem as Israeli capital
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Trump: I made a promise to transfer the embassy to Jerusalem
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@POTUS: "It is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."
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@POTUS: "After more than two decades of waivers we're no closer to a lasting peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians."
Photos reportedly showing tonight's protest outside the US Consulate in Istanbul.1 week ago
Photos reportedly showing tonight's protest outside the US Consulate in Istanbul.
1 week ago
Trump says announcement marks beginning of new approach to Israel-Palestine conflict
@PressSec: Speech excerpts as prepared for delivery by @POTUS:1 week ago
@PressSec: Speech excerpts as prepared for delivery by @POTUS:
Hamas organized a march in Rafah against Trump decision on Jerusalem1 week ago
Hamas organized a march in Rafah against Trump decision on Jerusalem
U.S President Trump is due to announce the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel shortly1 week ago
U.S President Trump is due to announce the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel shortly
President Erdogan talks with Sudanese President Bashir on Jerusalem1 week ago
President Erdogan talks with Sudanese President Bashir on Jerusalem
Trump to deliver his statement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital in the Diplomatic Reception Room, under famous Gilbert Stuart portrait of GW.1 week ago
Trump to deliver his statement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital in the Diplomatic Reception Room, under famous Gilbert Stuart portrait of GW.
1 week ago
President Erdoğan urges to display common attitude regarding Jerusalem in phone calls with Saudi king, Qatari emir
1 week ago
State Department, in cable to all U.S. diplomatic posts, asks officials to defer non-essential travel to Israel, Jerusalem and West Bank until December 20 - document
1 week ago
By moving the embassy US will practically alter the status of Jerusalem. An affront to Palestisns and the Muslim world. practically burying the two states solutions. Will add another wound to already bleeding body of Muslim Ummah – Pakistan Foreign Minister
1 week ago
Protesters rally outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Ankara, Turkey
1 week ago
Palestinian President Abbas to deliver televised speech after Trump's Jerusalem announcement
1 week ago
Bolivia plans to request a Security Council session if Washington recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
1 week ago
Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has warned the United States that moving its embassy to Jerusalem would "play into the hands of terror groups"
1 week ago
Jordan's King Abdullah says Jerusalem is "key to stability" of the entire Middle East
1 week ago
Palestinian envoy says the Arab League will hold an emergency meeting on Jerusalem on Saturday which has been requested by the Palestinians and Jordan
1 week ago
Erdogan: The existing status of Jerusalem should be maintained without any change
1 week ago
Protests break out in Gaza City as Palestinian leaders call for days of rage against US President Trump's plan to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
1 week ago
Steve Bannon, discussing Israel, tells me "we should have moved the embassy day one"
1 week ago
UK PM May: I am due to speak to Trump on this. Our position has not changed. The status of Jerusalem should be negotiated by both sides. It should form a shared capital. We support a two-state solution
Tillerson won't get ahead of @POTUS on Jerusalem decision and says US continues to believe there's a good chance for peace in the Middle East1 week ago
Tillerson won't get ahead of @POTUS on Jerusalem decision and says US continues to believe there's a good chance for peace in the Middle East
1 week ago
German Social Democrats Leader @MartinSchulz says US President Donald Trump is undermining international stability with the decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem Full story here:
1 week ago
Egypt denies rocket firing at Israel from Sinai
1 week ago
Israeli officials say that due to Trump statement "Several countries - the Philippines and eastern european countries - have shown intrest in moving their embassy to Jerusalem"
1 week ago
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg declines to comment on @realDonaldTrump's plans to move US embassy to Jerusalem, saying it's a US decision and too early to comment ahead of @POTUS
1 week ago
Netanyahu: Israel expands its relations with countries in the Middle East but not with Iran
1 week ago
Kremlin says Russia is concerned that the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian authorities could be aggravated should US President Donald Trump move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
1 week ago
After two suspected Israeli strikes in Syria, Israeli army staged a surprise military exercise in the north to test battle readiness in the case of the sudden break out of a conflict with Lebanon
1 week ago
Pope Francis calls for Jerusalem 'status quo' to be respected
1 week ago
The Egyptian security delegation has left the Gaza Strip suddenly
1 week ago
"All relevant parties should bear regional peace and tranquility in mind, be cautious in words and deeds, avoid impacting the foundation for the settlement of the issue of Palestine, and avoid causing new confrontation in the region": China on Trump's Jerusalem plan
1 week ago
Turkey: Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem will be a serious mistake and the entire world opposes it
Pope Francis says on US President Trump's expected announcement about recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, 1 week ago
Pope Francis says on US President Trump's expected announcement about recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, "recognising rights of all people," in the Holy Land is a "primary condition" of dialogue
1 week ago
Confrontations already reported between Israeli army and Palestinian protesters in Hebron and Bethlehem, march protesting Trump's expected announcement starts in Gaza
1 week ago
Ankara: Recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will provoke the region and the world into an endless fire
1 week ago
Reports of Hezbollah and Iranian reinforcements arriving near Quneitra, meaning only being a few km's from Golan borders
1 week ago
Manuel Hassassian, the Palestinian representative to Britain, says if US President Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, it will be a "kiss of death" for the peace process
1 week ago
German FM @SigmarGabriel warned the White House that doing so would "fuel" regional tensions. US President Donald Trump is to publicly address the issue today
1 week ago
United Nations envoy to the Middle East calls for negotiations on Jerusalem
1 week ago
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he views with "concern" reports that the US will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
1 week ago
China says US Jerusalem move could cause 'escalation' of tensions
1 week ago
Palestinian representative to Britain says Palestinians will take to the streets and complain if Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli capital
1 week ago
Khamenei: America's intention to move its embassy to Jerusalem is a sign of its failure
1 week ago
"Trump, Balfour of the century, gifts Jerusalem to Israel"—main headline in Beirut's Annahar