Erdogan and Pope agree by telephone that any attempt to change the status of Jerusalem should be avoided

Map. History of Israel-Palestine conflict

25 May 2018
State Dept confirms that there will be no change to Jerusalem passport policy, i.e., place of birth still won't say Israel.
Pro-IS Media Group Responds to Jerusalem Announcement, Declares "Terrorism is the Solution"
Clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces at the entrance to the village of Ni'lin, West to Ramallah
5 month ago
"The American vice president is not welcome in Palestine" Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, told AFP.
5 month ago
Israel retaliates against 'projectile' fire from Gaza: army
5 month ago
Israeli tanks shell 2 Hamas terror targets in the Gaza strip after mortars were fired from the Gaza strip into Israel earlier this evening, no alarm siren was sounding as the projectiles landed in an open field
[email protected] says she's not aware of any other countries currently intending to follow President Trump's lead on changes in Jerusalem policies.
5 month ago
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec @alfranken @realDonaldTrump "The president's throat was dry, nothing more than that," says @PressSec of slurred words at end of Jerusalem announcement yesterday.
5 month ago
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec @alfranken @realDonaldTrump "I'm not aware of any countries" following suit and planning to move their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, says @PressSec.
5 month ago
Moving the US embassy to Jerusalem may bury the creation of two states - Lavrov
5 month ago
Kremlin: Putin and Erdogan express deep concern over the US position on Jerusalem
Report: Israeli forces have closed Damascus Gate to the Old City of East Jerusalem
Erdogan and Pope agree by telephone that any attempt to change the status of Jerusalem should be avoided
5 month ago
'Trump doesn't understand the offence he is causing,' London mayor responds to Jerusalem decision
5 month ago
Nasrallah: I salute the Palestinians, to those who went down and demonstrated, they are our first line of defence, facing the danger
5 month ago
Nasrallah: This issue unites us in Lebanon, Aoun, Berri, Hariri and soon parliament take positive stance towards this issue
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Intifada or new resistance, all up to Palis of course, will be strongest response, funding and backing for it is a must
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Arab League must release strong statement saying Jerusalem will always be Pali capital and not up for negotiation
5 month ago
Rockets were fired from the Gaza strip into Israel but fell short of the security fence, no landing inside Israel.
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Even on a media level, visits to occupied Palestine for a movie must end
5 month ago
Nasrallah: I'm not asking to cut relations with US or anything, I wish, but cut ties with Israel, Jerusalem is the last red line
Police are arresting protestors and preventing others from leaving at a demonstration against Trump's Jerusalem decision at the Journalists Syndicate in downtown Cairo
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Various Israeli analysts said that claims of any reply to this decision by Arabs/Muslims is empty talk, they abandoned Palestine
Tunisia: Protests in Tunis, Sousse, Sfax (the biggest one until now), Kairouan, Medenine, Siliana, Bizerte, SidiBouzid, Tataouine, Kasserine, Tozeur, Kebili in reaction to Trump's decision regarding Al-Quds. Larger protests are expected tomorrow (Friday) afternoon.5 month ago
Tunisia: Protests in Tunis, Sousse, Sfax (the biggest one until now), Kairouan, Medenine, Siliana, Bizerte, SidiBouzid, Tataouine, Kasserine, Tozeur, Kebili in reaction to Trump's decision regarding Al-Quds. Larger protests are expected tomorrow (Friday) afternoon.
5 month ago
Nasrallah: We are facing American aggression on Palestine, its people, the cause and history.
5 month ago
Nasrallah: They are saying that Jerusalem is now outside of any negotiations
5 month ago
Nasrallah: US also sees the cause ended and that only a few Palestinians remain could be relocated or given limited autonomy
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Jerusalem is the heart of the Palestinian cause, when it is taken out then what remains?
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Yes, today we can say that there is a great danger on Muslim sites like al-Aqsa
5 month ago
Nasrallah: This will also give Israel opportunity to expand Jerusalem towards West Bank, with more settlements
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Israel now has full sovereignty and not even US will intervene
5 month ago
Nasrallah: What is future of E Jerusalem residents as a result of decision? Will they be given citizenship? What of their assets?
5 month ago
Nasrallah: US stance was in one way or another a limiting factor in Israeli actions, now there is new US stance
5 month ago
Nasrallah: In past Israel attempted to gain Jerusalem through population change, US used to put limits and sometimes prevent
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Israel do not respect international law or agreements, only themselves, they don't care what Arabs, EU or Russia, China, only US
5 month ago
Nasrallah: My talk tonight is regarding Trump's decision of recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital
5 month ago
Nasrallah: Subject of my speech today is the American decision announced by the American president yesterday declaring Jerusalem the capital of "Israel" - between quotations - the Zionist Entity.
WH official: @POTUS has "expressed concerns regarding settlements" and "unrestrained settlement activity" does not advance peace yet also recognizes that "past demands for a settlement freeze have not helped advance peace talks."
A moment when young men were attacked with bullets and tear gas in Hebron today, and a number of them were arrested5 month ago
A moment when young men were attacked with bullets and tear gas in Hebron today, and a number of them were arrested
5 month ago
Medical sources: More than 50 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli bullets in the West Bank clashes
Egypt: Hasam's new and lengthy announcement (this time with graphics) regarding Trump's Jerusalem deceleration
Israel closes the Gilboa Crossing in the northern West Bank after Palestinians throw rocks at it during a violent demonstration, the Defense Ministry says. "The reopening of the cross will be dependent upon situational assessments," the ministry adds.
China called parties to resume the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, voicing support to resolve disputes including the status of Jerusalem, in accordance with UN resolutions: FM spokesperson
Netherlands: Man shouting 'Palestine' and 'Allah u Akbar', wearing a Palestinian flag smashed Windows of a kosher restaurant in Amsterdam
Clashes in al-Bireh right now5 month ago
Clashes in al-Bireh right now
5 month ago
A demonstration in Fayoum University in Egypt, in rejection of the declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of the Israeli occupation
Abbas and Jordan king meet in Aman after Jerusalem declaration
5 month ago
A young man was shot with rubber bullets in the head during clashes at Shu'fat refugee camp in Jerusalem
Palestinians chanting in English: Trump Trump you will see - Palestine will be free5 month ago
Palestinians chanting in English: "Trump Trump you will see - Palestine will be free"
Munitions are fired in Bethlehem as protests break out over President Trump's decision to  recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital5 month ago
Munitions are fired in Bethlehem as protests break out over President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Outside US embassy in Amman, Jordan
Clashes broke out between youth and troops near Al Manara roundabout  in  Hebron5 month ago
Clashes broke out between youth and troops near Al Manara roundabout in Hebron
5 month ago
Red Crescent: 5 Palestinians wounded in clashes w Israeli forces in Ramallah area, 1 from gunfire
5 month ago
A young man was seriously wounded by gunfire during clashes east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip
Mandatory evacuations in Ojai as ThomasFire picks up in intensity with gusty winds burning off hwy 33 @CBSLA5 month ago
Mandatory evacuations in Ojai as #ThomasFire picks up in intensity with gusty winds burning off hwy 33 @CBSLA
Clashes near Beit El checkpoint, North to Ramallah5 month ago
Clashes near Beit El checkpoint, North to Ramallah
Trump effigy was burnt in Nablus5 month ago
"Trump effigy" was burnt in Nablus
Protests on American University in Cairo campus- students are calling for the downfall of Israel and criticizing Trump's controversial Jerusalem decision
5 month ago
Dozens of rubber bullets wound and gas inhalation in clashes in Ramallah, Hebron, Tulkarm, Bethlehem and Qalqiliya
Clashes between Israeli army and Palestinians beginning at checkpoint in Ramallah
Trump Jerusalem move could 'send us backwards to even darker times': EU's Mogherini
5 month ago
Popular Front group in Gaza announced "general mobilization " to protect Jerusalem
Israeli soldiers are firing tear gas at Palestinian protesters in Bethlehem5 month ago
Israeli soldiers are firing tear gas at Palestinian protesters in Bethlehem
The clashes broke out between youth and soldiers near the factories of Jishuri in Tulkarm5 month ago
The clashes broke out between youth and soldiers near the factories of Jishuri in Tulkarm
Clashes already near Beit El - youth from Jalazone Refugee Camp + other nearby areas5 month ago
Clashes already near Beit El - youth from Jalazone Refugee Camp + other nearby areas
Clashes just started with Israeli army in Ramallah DCO checkpoint5 month ago
Clashes just started with Israeli army in Ramallah DCO checkpoint
Photos: A protest at the University of Jordan in Amman
Big protest in Nablus5 month ago
Big protest in Nablus
Video from Shuafat Refugee Camp this morning5 month ago
Video from Shuafat Refugee Camp this morning
IRGC-afiilited @FarsNews_Agency published this video which includes Khamenei's recent declaration: "Their announcement of Quds as the capital city of Zionist government proves their weakness and inability. No doubt they will receive a greater punch"
The scene in downtown Ramallah5 month ago
The scene in downtown Ramallah
Brief scuffle and protest outside Damascus gate in Jerusalem5 month ago
Brief scuffle and protest outside Damascus gate in Jerusalem
Violent clashes between Israeli army and protesting youth in Hebron a while ago5 month ago
Violent clashes between Israeli army and protesting youth in Hebron a while ago
Russia: "By recognizing West Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, we do not impose any solutions on the parties. Those, including the future status of Jerusalem, should be agreed upon in the direct Palestinian-Israeli negotiations."
Russian Ambassador to Israel Alexander Shein says Russia will only move its embassy from Tel Aviv to West Jerusalem after Palestinians and Israelis "agree on all issues of the final status of the Palestinian territories."
There are injured in confrontation with Israeli forces East to Khan Yunis5 month ago
There are injured in confrontation with Israeli forces East to Khan Yunis
Riots in Hebron5 month ago
Riots in Hebron
Demonstration in downtown Ramallah5 month ago
Demonstration in downtown Ramallah
Jerusalem: What started a relatively small protest, became a large gathering outside the Old City5 month ago
Jerusalem: What started a relatively small protest, became a large gathering outside the Old City
5 month ago
Turkish PM Yildirim says U.S. has "pulled the pin on a bomb ready to blow up in the region" with decision on Jerusalem - @Reuters
5 month ago
In Vienna, Tillerson hedges Trump's Jerusalem decision: ".this does not in any way finalize the status of Jerusalem, that that's still left to the parties to discuss."
Iraq summons US ambassador over Trump's Jerusalem decision
Rally in Tubas against Trump decision on Jerusalem5 month ago
Rally in Tubas against Trump decision on Jerusalem
5 month ago
Clashes erupted between Palestinian youths and the Israeli army in the Bab al-Zawiya neighborhood in the center of Hebron
The Israeli army says it has put more troops in the West Bank on alert
Israeli military says a number of battalions deployed to the West Bank "in readiness to possible developments"
5 month ago
Israel detains 36 Palestinians, 21 of them from Qusra
Israel army deploying reinforcements in WestBank after Trump Jerusalem move
Saudi royal court condemns as 'irresponsible' Trump administration decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
5 month ago
Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, reacts to Trump's announcement, says "East Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine"
5 month ago
Haniyeh: We call Friday to be a day of anger and the beginning of a new intifada
5 month ago
Hamas leader calls for new intifada against Israel over Jerusalem decision
5 month ago
Haniyeh: We gave instructions to all the members of the Hamas movement to stand up and prepare for the requirements of the stage
5 month ago
Haniyeh: I call for an Arab summit, and a meeting of Arab foreign ministers
5 month ago
Hamas leader Ismail Haniya says US decision on Jerusalem is a "war declaration against Palestinians".
Netanyahu says Israel in touch with other countries ready to follow US recognition of Jerusalem
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
5 month ago
Haniyeh: We call for a halt of security coordination and cooperation with Israel
Iraq demands U.S. backtrack on Jerusalem, militia says troops a target
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 "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
Iraq demands US administration backtracks on decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Iraqi govt statement
5 month ago
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
5 month 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
Algeria: The U.S. declaration on Jerusalem is a blatant violation of Security Council resolutions
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.
Eight countries call for an urgent meeting of the Security Council on Jerusalem
Bahrain affirms its commitment to its position on the rights of the Palestinians in a state with East Jerusalem as its capital
5 month ago
[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 days of rage5 month 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.5 month ago
Angry youth burn the flag of U.S and Saudi Arabia in the town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.
With our blood and soul we will scarifies for the sake of alAqsa a demo in Ramallah against Trump declaration on Jerusalem5 month ago
"With our blood and soul we will scarifies for the sake of alAqsa" a demo in Ramallah against Trump declaration on Jerusalem
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 Israel
Rally in the centre of Gaza City condemns the decision of Trump on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
5 month ago
Nasrallah to speak on Jerusalem Thursday
5 month ago
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.'
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, @number10press5 month 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
5 month ago
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.
5 month ago
Canada: The status of Jerusalem must be resolved through comprehensive peace negotiations
The EU rejected Trump's decision, saying its stance on #Jerusalem will not change
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.
5 month ago
Emir of Qatar confirms in call with Mahmoud Abbas unchanged Doha position on the Palestinian issue
5 month ago
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.5 month ago
Demonstrations in Istanbul against Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem and Israel's capitol.
Tillerson confirms that the United States will immediately begin to implement the decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem
Tunisia regards the Trump decision as a threat to peace and a breach of international agreements
Lebanese President Aoun says Trump decision threatens peace process and stability of the region - statement
Saudi King Salman received a telephone call from Turkish President Erdogan to tackle the latest developments in the region.
Iranian Foreign Ministry: America and Israel bear responsibility for any extremism or violence caused by the Trump decision
Iranian Foreign Ministry: We call on the international community and Islamic countries to prevent the implementation of the Trump resolution on Jerusalem
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.
US to immediately begin implementing Jerusalem decision, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says
People are gathering near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem to protest Trump decision
5 month ago
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.
5 month ago
Palestinian President: Trump's decision undermines peace efforts
5 month ago
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
5 month ago
Qatari Foreign Minister: Trump's decision constitutes a serious escalation and a death sentence against all peace endeavors
Jordan rejected Trump's decision on Jerusalem, says it violates international agreements.
5 month ago
Turkish Presidential spox says U.S President Trump'a decision on Jerusalem is null and void for Turkey
5 month ago
President Abbas to lift the sanctions he imposed on Gaza much earlier this year, to aid reconciliation, he says
5 month ago
Palestinian President Abbas telephoned Egyptian President Sisi to discuss Trump's decision.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announces the rejection of the Trump decision to move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem
5 month ago
PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat: Trump's decision ends Washington's role in the peace process
5 month ago
Palestinian factions call for a day of anger and a general strike tomorrow against the decision of Trump
Pledges Israel "will always ensure freedom of worship for Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike." And thanks @POTUS "for today's historic decision."
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.
"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."
5 month ago
Palestine Liberation Organization: Trump's decision on Jerusalem destroys any chance for a two-state solution
Macron: Trump's unilateral decision is regrettable and France does not support it
5 month ago
[email protected]: "I am also directing the State Department to begin preparation to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem."
5 month ago
Hamas says Trump's decision opens "gates of hell"
5 month ago
Foreign Minister Cavusoglu said: We condemn the decision that the US Administration recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
Netanyahu pledges no change to status quo at Jerusalem holy sites
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."
Netanyahu: Any peace agreement with the Palestinians must include Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
@LindseyGrahamSC: Why did the Trump Administration decide to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel? Because it always has been and always will be.
@LindseyGrahamSC: Finally, the decision announced today does not take other options off the table regarding a two-state solution.
@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.
5 month ago
[email protected]: "Israel is a sovereign nation with the right, like every other sovereign nation, to determine its own capital."
@POTUS signing Jerusalem announcement
Trump says US prepared to back two-state solution if the two parties want that
@POTUS concludes speech with asking God to bless the Israelis, the Palestinians and the United States."
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."
US media: Tillerson and Mattis were both opposed to Trump's Jerusalem announcement due to security concerns; Kushner and Greenblatt were in favour
@POTUS: "Peace is never beyond the grasp of those willing to reach it. So today we calm, for moderation."
@POTUS: "There will, of course, be disagreement and dissent regarding this announcement."
"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: "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."
POTUS Trump instructs State Department to move US embassy to Jerusalem.
@POTUS: @StateDept to immediately begin planning for a "magnificent" embassy to be built in Jerusalem.
@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.
@POTUS: "Jerusalem is not just the heart of three great religions" but also of "one of the most successfull democracies in the world."
Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
This is the best interest of the US and to advance the peace process, declares @POTUS.
Trump recognizes #Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Trump: I made a promise to transfer the embassy to Jerusalem
@POTUS: "It is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."
@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.5 month ago
Photos reportedly showing tonight's protest outside the US Consulate in Istanbul.
Trump says announcement marks beginning of new approach to Israel-Palestine conflict
@PressSec: Speech excerpts as prepared for delivery by @POTUS:
Hamas organized a march in Rafah against Trump decision on Jerusalem5 month 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 shortly
President Erdogan talks with Sudanese President Bashir on Jerusalem5 month 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.
5 month ago
President Erdoğan urges to display common attitude regarding Jerusalem in phone calls with Saudi king, Qatari emir
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
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