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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared he hopes Turkey will have an embassy in Palestine soon, rejecting Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

The United Nations Security Council is looking at a draft resolution circulated by Egypt which would rescind Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

'Arabs must accept Israel's right to Jerusalem': Saudi academic

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'Arabs must accept Israel's right to Jerusalem': Saudi academic

A Saudi academic has defended the controversial US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling on Arabs to 'accept' Israel's claim to the holy city.

Saudi Arabia releases influential Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri

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Saudi Arabia releases influential Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri

One of Jordan's best-known businessmen Sabih al-Masri has been released from his mysterious detention in Saudi Arabia, allegedly due to King ...

Indonesia protests mount as clerics call for US boycott

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Indonesia protests mount as clerics call for US boycott

Muslim clerics in Indonesia have called for the boycott of US products as the Asian country hold's it largest protests against Donald Trump's ...

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Hamas issue call for national unity amid violence

The Islamist group push for national reconciliation with rival Fatah to combat Trump's Jerusalem decision, despite setbacks to the handover of Gaza earlier this month.

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Israeli forces detain, attack Palestinians as Jerusalem protests continue

One activist from Salah-al-Din in East Jerusalem was detained after engaging in protests on Saturday and another two people were injured in ...

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Abbas holds talks with Qatar over Trump Jerusalem decision

The Palestinian leader is visiting allies in Qatar to seek support over Jerusalem.

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Houthis slam US charges that Iran is arming them

A Houthi spokesperson tweeted late on Friday that Washington is "fabricating lies" to escape the repercussions of its recent decision to ...

World honours disabled Palestinian killed by Israel

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World honours disabled Palestinian killed by Israel

Many may not have known about Abu Thuraya, who lost his legs because of an Israeli airstrike in 2008, but Palestinians made sure he was quickly ...

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Miss Iraq's family forced to flee after selfie backlash

The family of the Iraqi contestant in the Miss Universe pageant have fled the country following a backlash over photos posted online with her ...

Egypt opens Gaza border for four days Egypt opens Gaza border for four days

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Egypt opens Gaza border for four days

Egypt has opened its largely sealed border with Gaza for only the second time since the Palestinian Authority took control of the crossing from ...

Ibrahim Abu Thuraya: A symbol of Gaza's resilience

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Ibrahim Abu Thuraya: A symbol of Gaza's resilience

Since Ibrahim Abu Thuraya lost his legs in an Israeli attack a decade ago, he has become a symbol of the struggle and resilience of the ...

Fatah calls for 'angry' protests against Pence Jerusalem visit

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Fatah calls for 'angry' protests against Pence Jerusalem visit

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party on Saturday called for mass demonstrations next week to protest against a visit to Jerusalem ...

Turkey plans to open <em>Palestine</em> embassy in Jerusalem

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Turkey plans to open Palestine embassy in Jerusalem

Turkey's top diplomat has said it plans to open an embassy in east Jerusalem once the world recognises an independent Palestinian state.

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Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

Jordan's best-known businessman Sabih al-Masri and head of the influential Arab Bank has been held in Saudi Arabia, allegedly over King Abdullah vocal anti-Israel stance following the US' Jerusalem move.

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Trump's Jerusalem move 'ends Oslo accords', warns Fatah official

Fatah's vice-chairman has warned Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has effectively ended the Oslo peace accords.

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Pope Francis to meet Jordan's King Abdullah

Pope Francis will meet with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Vatican next week in talks which will likely focus on Trump's decision to recognise ...

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US 'envisions' Western Wall to be part of Israel

White House officials have said they "envision" Israel would not sign a peace agreement with Palestinians which did not assign the Western Wall ...

Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue

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Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue

Four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces on Friday during protests against Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital ...

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Israeli police 'attack Palestinian youth with dogs' in Jerusalem

Youngsters have been attacked with dogs in Damascus Gate by Israeli soldiers, who are also opening fire at civilians.

Pence to delay Middle East visit following Palestinian snub

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Pence to delay Middle East visit following Palestinian snub

Before Pence delayed his visit, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ aides had said he will not be meeting the US vice president when he visits ...

'Jerusalem is <em>Palestine</em>': Scottish football club joins global protests

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'Jerusalem is Palestine': Scottish football club joins global protests

Photos of Celtic FC fans holding up two banners went viral on social media – both had very simple messages. One said "Jerusalem is ...

Palestinians distrust their leadership, Arab allies after Jerusalem move

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Palestinians distrust their leadership, Arab allies after Jerusalem move

In-depth: Palestinian protesters angry at Trump's Jerusalem decision tell The New Arab they have little trust in their leadership and Arab ...

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