By Josef Federman and Aron Heller | AP | WashPost | 1 week 2 days ago | World
It is rare and perhaps unique for the world to interfere with a country’s choice of its own capital. But that is far from the only unusual thing about Jerusalem.
By Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent | The Guardian | 1 week 2 days ago | World
Donald Trump’s unilateral move to back Israel’s claim to holy city has reunited competing factions across the Middle East to a common cause The Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has drawn widespread condemnation across the Arab world, with political leaders, commentators and locals labelling the move as provocative and a threat to global security. The decision has...
By | Al Jazeera | 1 week 2 days ago | World
Diverse groups express their anger over US President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
By | CS Monitor | 1 week 2 days ago | World
After President Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinian protesters burned posters of President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as Israeli and United States flags across the West Bank.
By Ilene Prusher | TIME | 1 week 2 days ago | World
Donald Trump always said he wasn’t going to follow the rules. But he also said that he was going to do everything in his power to broker what he called the “ ultimate deal ”: a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians. The odds of that happening on his watch seemed to slip further from sight Thursday as the region reacted to Trump’s controversial declaration recognizing Jerusalem as...
By Gregg Re | FOX News | 1 week 2 days ago | World
Amid mounting security concerns for personnel and citizens abroad, the U.S. government is requesting that Israel “restrain” its response to the news that Washington will recognize Jerusalem as the country’s capital, Reuters reported Thursday, citing a State Department document.
By | Reuters | 1 week 2 days ago | World
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is asking Israel to temper its response to the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as its capital because Washington expects a backlash and is weighing the potential threat to U.S. facilities and people, according to a State Department document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
By Tamara Keith | NPR | 1 week 2 days ago | World
Despite international opposition, President Trump announced the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He's keeping a campaign promise and insists he is still committed to Mideast peace.