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Five things to know about Jerusalem

07 December, 2017

Host to the holiest sites in the world's Abrahamic religions, home to a divided population, and marred by politics, here are five things to know about Jerusalem.

US embassy issues Jordan warning over 'violent Jerusalem protests'

06 December, 2017

Protests broke out in Jordan's capital Amman on Wednesday in areas inhabited by Palestinian refugees, after US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Jordan, Palestinians request emergency Arab League meeting on Jerusalem

06 December, 2017

The Arab League has requested an emergency meeting following news of Trump's plan to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

06 December, 2017

US President Donald Trump has dismissed warnings from Arab leaders, European allies and even the Pope by announcing the US' recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Global outrage as Trump announces Jerusalem embassy move

05 December, 2017

The Arab world is reacting in anger after Trump's shocking decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a break from previous US policy

Hamas calls 'day of rage' over Trump Jerusalem-embassy move

05 December, 2017

Hamas calls on Palestinians to "turn the coming Friday into a day of rage against the Israeli occupation, in rejection of the transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem"

Jordan warns Trump against Jerusalem recognition

04 December, 2017

Jordan’s foreign minister has warned the US of "dangerous consequences" if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

US defence secretary meets with Egyptian officials in Cairo

02 December, 2017

Mattis' visit was part of a five-day trip 'to re-affirm the enduring US commitment to partnership in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia.'

Razzia: Nabil Ayouch's critical homage to Morocco's cultural tapestry

01 December, 2017

Society: An ensemble cast share a story that reflects the complexity of Moroccan identity. Nabil Ayouch and Maryam Touzani speak to Jordan Elgrably.

A role in search of a hero

01 December, 2017

Comment: The Arab world seems destined to continue to offer a leadership role in search of its hero, writes Robert Springborg.

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