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Israel has denied claims from authorities in Gaza that it was responsible for the deaths of two Palestinian militants killed in an unexplained explosion.

Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has left Palestinian Christians dismayed, with communities worried about their future in the city following the historic shift in US foreign policy.

Saudis call for boycotting America after Trump's Jerusalem <em>move</em>

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Saudis call for boycotting America after Trump's Jerusalem move

Despite Saudi Arabia's muted response to Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, twitter users called for a boycott of American goods and franchises.

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

Nada Elia

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

Comment: With Trump effectively killing off the 'peace process', we can focus on the real solution: Grassroots activism and global solidarity, ...

Erdogan, Putin 'finalise missile deal, agree on Jerusalem'

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Erdogan, Putin 'finalise missile deal, agree on Jerusalem'

Trump's outrageous decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has cemented unlikely allies in Erdogan and Putin.

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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.

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Israel shells Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip amid Jerusalem tensions

Cross-border exchanges between Israel and the Gaza enclave continue as tensions rocket following Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

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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 ...

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As Jerusalem burns, pro-MBS Saudi cleric focuses on...clean socks

Prominent Saudi cleric has become the butt of jokes after failing to say anything about Jerusalem, instead addressing trivial matters like the ...

EU condemns anti-Semitic attacks after Swedish synagogue is firebombed

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EU condemns anti-Semitic attacks after Swedish synagogue is firebombed

European Union diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini has denounced recent anti-Semitic attacks on the continent as she met Israeli Prime Minister ...

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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 ...

Jordanian lawmakers vote to 'review' peace treaty with Israel

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 ...

Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

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Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

A Palestinian stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli security guard in Jerusalem on Sunday, amid unrest over the White House's declaration of ...

Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

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Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

Lebanon has suggested Arab nations should slap economic sanctions on Washington over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

More than 100 Jewish scholars condemn Trump's Jerusalem <em>move</em>

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More than 100 Jewish scholars condemn Trump's Jerusalem move

Jewish scholars in North America have blasted a decision by Donald Trump to highly contentious move the US embassy in Israel ...

Karim Traboulsi

Clashes near US embassy in Lebanon over Jerusalem move

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.

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Rare protest in Kuwait after Trump Jerusalem move

Kuwaitis abided by the state's strict protesting laws to show their defiance against US President Trump's official recognition of Jerusalem as ...

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Erdogan, Macron to urge US to repeal Jerusalem decision

The Turkish and French leaders have agreed to join forces to dissuade Trump from following through on his controversial Jerusalem announcement.

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Muslims pray outside White House to protest Jerusalem move

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

Saudi Arabia orders 'limited media coverage' of Jerusalem <em>move</em>

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Saudi Arabia orders 'limited media coverage' of Jerusalem move

Saudi Arabia has ordered media outlets in the kingdom not to focus 'too much attention' on Washington's controversial decision to recognise ...

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Signs of US-Saudi rift after rare Washington criticism

US State Department chief Rex Tillerson has offered some mild, but rare, criticism of Saudi Arabia's foreign policy which has been driven by the ...

Egypt's Coptic Pope cancels Pence meeting over Jerusalem <em>move</em>

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Egypt's Coptic Pope cancels Pence meeting over Jerusalem move

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 ...

Trump's Jerusalem announcement will only fuel repression of Palestinians

Thayer Hastings

Trump's Jerusalem announcement will only fuel repression of Palestinians

Comment: Israel's brutal practices targeting Palestinian residents of Jerusalem make life unlivable for many, writes Thayer Hastings.

UN warns of spiralling violence as Security Council meets

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UN warns of spiralling violence as Security Council meets

UN envoy Nikolay Mladenov warned the Security Council members of a risk of 'violent escalation'.

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