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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

One of Jordan's best-known businessmen Sabih al-Masri has been released from his mysterious detention in Saudi Arabia, allegedly due to King Abdullah vocal anti-Israel stance following the US

Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

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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

Pope Francis to meet Jordan's <em>King</em> <em>Abdullah</em>

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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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.

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Saudi Arabia: A flourishing film scene but no cinemas

Saudi filmmakers have fought legal restrictions and taboos surrounding cinema to produce some of the most exciting movies in the region. None, ...

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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.

Karim Traboulsi

Jordanian lawmakers vote to 'review' peace treaty with Israel

Jordanian MPs voted unanimously to review the Wadi Araba peace treaty and all agreements signed with Israel in a session on Sunday, following ...

International complicity means one-state is already a reality

Malia Bouattia

International complicity means one-state is already a reality

Comment: The international community can feign outrage at Trump's announcement but it cannot ignore its longstanding complicity in the process ...

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UN Security Council to meet Friday to discuss Jerusalem

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Friday at the request of eight states over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise ...

US embassy issues Jordan warning over 'violent Jerusalem protests'

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US embassy issues Jordan warning over 'violent Jerusalem protests'

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

Jordan, Palestinians request emergency Arab League meeting on Jerusalem

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Jordan, Palestinians request emergency Arab League meeting on Jerusalem

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

Erdogan calls Islamic summit next week on Jerusalem

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Erdogan calls Islamic summit next week on Jerusalem

Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for a summit of the main pan-Islamic body in Istanbul on December 13 to discuss the US move to recognise Jerusalem as ...

After Jerusalem, Trump will have blood on his hands

Hilary Aked

After Jerusalem, Trump will have blood on his hands

Comment: Israel's support for Trump's embassy move would expose its 'desire for peace' as a lie, writes Hilary Aked.

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Netanyahu 'active participant' in influencing Trump's Jerusalem move

Netanyahu’s team has been 'encouraging, supporting, and reassuring' the Trump team over the likely consequences of the move, Israeli TV station Hadashot TV said in a report on Tuesday evening.

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UK Foreign Secretary 'concerned' over US recognition of Jerusalem

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he is "concerned" about US President Donald Trump's intention to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

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China warns against Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

China has warned that US President Donald Trump's plan to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital could fuel tensions in the region.

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Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday

US embassies around the world are braced for backlash after Donald Trump dismisses warnings from Arab leaders about recognising Jerusalem as ...

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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

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Al-Azhar warns Jerusalem embassy move will 'open hell's floodgates'

The Grand Imam of al-Azhar in Egypt has said US plans to relocate its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem will 'open the floodgates of hell to the ...

Trump's Jerusalem decision will end all hope of peace

Daoud Kuttab

Trump's Jerusalem decision will end all hope of peace

President Donald Trump's contentious decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will likely be the death knell for hopes of ...

Global outrage as Trump announces Jerusalem embassy move

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Global outrage as Trump announces Jerusalem embassy move

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 ...

Qatari, Saudi rulers to attend summit despite Gulf crisis

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Qatari, Saudi rulers to attend summit despite Gulf crisis

The Qatari Emir and Saudi King will both attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council this week, amid a Saudi-led boycott of ...

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