On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump said in a statement that the United States officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will start the process of relocating the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The decision has sparked outrage across the globe.
Donald Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was highly welcomed by the country's PM, but prompted fierce criticism abroad, especially among Middle Eastern countries. France's President did not welcome his American counterpart's decision.
Protests against the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by the US continue. People in Ramallah, Jerusalem and Bethlehem are continuing demonstrations, expressing their anger at the decision of the US President.
Footage of the event was caught on video, and has gone viral on social media.
President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was criticized by many world leaders. The Palestinian people consider it to be the violation of the rights of the Palestinian people. This dissatisfaction evolves into the violent clashes.
It is relatively calm in Jerusalem a week after Donald Trump's recognition triggered a wave of protests and even prompted Hamas to announce intifada, political analyst Avigdor Eskin has told Sputnik. Eskin threw into doubt the possibility that Trump's move would ignite a new war in the Middle East, praising Russia's peace efforts in the region.
Daesh (ISIS) allegedly announced on Thursday it would respond to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel with attacks on US soil.
It’s been five days since the first rocket was launched by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip after Trump's announcement of the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel; the warring parties proceeded to exchange fire two days ago, when Hamas announced the beginning of the third intifada.
Israel will close two border crossings with the Gaza Strip on Thursday over security concerns, the Israeli military said Wednesday.
The recent statement of US President Donald Trump on recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has significantly undermined the reputation of the United States as "global power," Russia's senior lawmaker told Sputnik.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he was "not impressed" with the statements made by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the issue of the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
On December 6, US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite international pressure. The decision triggered bloody clashes in Israel, mass protests all over the world and even prompted Hamas to declare the beginning of the third Intifada, that is, struggle of Arabs (mainly in Palestine) against the Jewish state.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on all Muslim countries to work together to protect the rights of Palestinians against the US decision on Jerusalem.
President Trump's announcement of the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has sparked outrage in the Middle East and throughout the Islamic world; Turkey's president minced no words in denouncing the move.
The United States has been in constant contact with the government of Palestine since President Donald Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
US President Donald Trump’s decision on Jerusalem has faced outrage in the Muslim world and sparked international criticism as a threat to the peace process in the Middle East.
Unrest over Donald Trump's decision to acknowledge Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has spread to Sweden, triggering the rise of militant anti-Semitism. Hardly had immigrants in Malmö proclaimed their own intifada pledging to "shoot Jews" when firebombing synagogues and Jewish chapels in Sweden's largest cities ensued.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have intercepted a rocket fired by the Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip, the IDF spokesperson said on Tuesday.
US President Donald Trump's December 6 decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has been condemned by the international community and the Arab League. Speaking to Radio Sputnik Israel Shamir, an international relations analyst said that Trump's move has dealt a lethal blow to the two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis.
The day before, a Palestinian man attacked a guard of Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station with a knife amid the ongoing clashes after Trump's decision on Jerusalem.
The Israeli prime minister has continued meetings with European officials following US President Donald Trump's controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Jewish state's capital.
Mass protests have broken out in Jerusalem against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the city as the Israeli capital and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv. Radio Sputnik spoke with political analyst Dr Tristan Dunning about the ongoing crisis.