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Protests have broken out across Palestine ahead of the US vice president's visit to the region following Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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 decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Israeli forces detain, attack Palestinians as Jerusalem protests continue

The New Arab

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 Damascus Gate.

<em>Abbas</em> holds talks with Qatar over Trump Jerusalem decision

The New Arab

Abbas holds talks with Qatar over Trump Jerusalem decision

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

Fatah calls for 'angry' protests against Pence Jerusalem visit

The New Arab & agencies

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 ...

The New Arab

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.

The New Arab & agencies

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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

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 ...

Ylenia Gostoli

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 ...

Lebanon-Syria border crossing to reopen after five years

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon-Syria border crossing to reopen after five years

The al-Qaa border crossing between Lebanon and Syria is set to reopen after five years, in another sign of the Syrian regime's increasing ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pence Middle East trip going ahead amid Jerusalem outrage

US Vice President Mike Pence will still visit the Egypt and Israel on Tuesday despite controversy and cancellations following the Washington ...

<em>Abbas</em>: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

The New Arab & agencies

Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States has disqualified itself as a mediator following the Jerusalem move, breaking ...

White House 'remains committed' to seeking Jerusalem peace deal

The New Arab & agencies

White House 'remains committed' to seeking Jerusalem peace deal

A senior US official maintained that the White House remains committed to seeking a deal, despite Palestinian leader saying the US is no longer ...

Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

The New Arab & agencies

Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

Islamic leaders meeting at an emergency meeting of the OIC in Istanbul on Wednesday urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

<em>Abbas</em>: US lost role in Middle East peace process

The New Arab

Abbas: US lost role in Middle East peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told the Islamic summit in Turkey that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel was ...

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan seeks to unite Muslim leaders over Jerusalem

The heads of 57 Muslim-majority states are set to meet in Istanbul for an emergency OIC summit to discuss Jerusalem.

The New Arab & agencies

Amnesty slams Iran death sentence for academic

Amnesty International said on Tuesday that Iran's courts had 'run roughshod over the rule of law' by upholding the death sentence of an academic ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's 'destruction will come sooner thanks to Donald Trump'

Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital will "hasten the destruction" of the Jewish state, Iran's defence minister has said.

The New Arab

Trump's Jerusalem embassy move threatens Palestinian reconciliation

Fears that a fragile reconciliation process between Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas could collapse has increased, after Trump's recognition ...

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Sonia Boulos

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international law and the institutions ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq's former oil hub deserted years after IS defeat

Two years after IS were forced from the industrial hub of Baiji the city remains a devastated ghost town as funds to help rebuild life have ...

Al-Azhar's strong stance on Jerusalem move 'embarrasses' Sisi

The New Arab

Al-Azhar's strong stance on Jerusalem move 'embarrasses' Sisi

Egypt's top Muslim cleric has 'unilaterally' decided to strongly condemn Trump's announcement that the US recognises Jerusalem as Israel's ...

<em>Abbas</em> and Sisi to discuss Trump Jerusalem move

The New Arab

Abbas and Sisi to discuss Trump Jerusalem move

Abbas will travel to Cairo to meet with the Egyptian President to discuss Trump's declaration on Jerusalem.

Tunisia lawmakers move to outlaw 'normalisation' with Israel

The New Arab

Tunisia lawmakers move to outlaw 'normalisation' with Israel

A Tunisian lawmaker has announced efforts to pass a long-shelved law banning 'normalising' relations with Israel after Washington's ...

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