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Netanyahu and Erdogan trade insults over Trump's Jerusalem decision

10 December, 2017

Relations between Israel and Turkey soured on Sunday as their leaders traded accusations of involvement in terrorism days after the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Israeli soldier steals fruit from Palestinian vendor during clashes

10 December, 2017

The punishment by Israeli officers of a soldier caught stealing fruit from a Palestinian market in the occupied West Bank has been met with ridicule and outrage online.

Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

10 December, 2017

Lebanon has suggested Arab nations should slap economic sanctions on Washington over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US embassy to the contested city.

Arab League demands Trump rescind Jerusalem recognition

10 December, 2017

Arab foreign ministers on Saturday urged the United States to rescind its controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling on the international community to recognise a Palestinian state.

Clashes near US embassy in Lebanon over Jerusalem move

10 December, 2017

Protests denouncing Trump's Jerusalem announcement near the US embassy complex in Lebanon turned violent on Sunday as police fired tear gas and clashed with activists trying to reach the compound.

Lebanon slams Iraq militia visit to Israel ceasefire line

10 December, 2017

A visit by an Iraqi Shia militia leader to Lebanon's ceasefire line with Israel was criticised by Lebanon's prime minister on Saturday, who said it violated local law.

Muslims pray outside White House to protest Jerusalem move

09 December, 2017

Hundreds of worshippers laid out their prayer mats at a park in front of the president's residence.

Erdogan steps up attacks on 'state of occupation' Israel

09 December, 2017

Turkey's Erdogan has been bitterly opposed to the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem and has called a summit of Islamic countries on December 13 in Istanbul.

PA's Abbas to shun Pence over Jerusalem recognition move

09 December, 2017

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has vowed not to meet with US vice-President Mike Pence later this month following Washington's controversial policy shift to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Egypt's Coptic Pope cancels Pence meeting over Jerusalem move

09 December, 2017

Egypt's Coptic Pope has cancelled a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence in Cairo later this month in protest at Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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