• A view of the French embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel (File)
    Last update: 17:34 15.12.2017
    17:34 15.12.2017

    France's Foreign Minister Says Israeli Embassy Won't Leave Tel Aviv

    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.

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  • Law enforcement officers during the clashes with protesters in Jerusalem
    Last update: 15:30 15.12.2017
    15:30 15.12.2017

    Israeli Troops Wound More Than 40 Palestinians In Protests Over Jerusalem - Reports

    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.

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  • A Palestinian ambulance is seen driving amid teargas canisters shot by Israeli soldiers during clashed in the northern village of Qusra in the occupied West Bank near Nablus on December 4, 2017
    Last update: 12:39 15.12.2017
    12:39 15.12.2017
  • A Palestinian protestors throws a rock towards Israeli security forces during clashes at the main entrance of the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem
    Last update: 21:14 14.12.2017
    21:14 14.12.2017

    Clashes Erupt Between Israeli Military, Palestinian Youth in Bethlehem (PHOTO)

    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.

    Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli Capital: Consequences
  • A general view of The Dome of the Rock Mosque at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, known by the Jews as the Temple Mount, is seen from the Mount of Olives in east Jerusalem. (File)
    Last update: 20:04 14.12.2017
    20:04 14.12.2017

    Israeli Analyst: Trump's Jerusalem Move Will Contribute to Peace and Stability

    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.

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  • Flag of the Islamic State in the conflict zone
    Last update: 13:44 14.12.2017
    13:44 14.12.2017

    Daesh Reportedly Threatens US Attacks Over Jerusalem Decision

    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.

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  • Israeli F-15 E fighter jet
    Last update: 11:07 14.12.2017
    11:07 14.12.2017

    'Trade of Fire': Israel Targets Hamas in Response to Rocket Attack

    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.

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  • Israeli soldiers stand near the border with Gaza. (File)
    Last update: 04:10 14.12.2017
    04:10 14.12.2017

    Israel Puts Gaza Border on Lockdown Over Security Concerns

    Israel will close two border crossings with the Gaza Strip on Thursday over security concerns, the Israeli military said Wednesday.

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  • US President Donald Trump
    Last update: 03:12 14.12.2017
    03:12 14.12.2017

    Trump's Jerusalem Move Undermines US Reputation as 'Global Power' - Lawmaker

    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.

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  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives an address at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.
    Last update: 23:57 13.12.2017
    23:57 13.12.2017

    Netanyahu Rebuffs OIC Remarks on Jerusalem, Urges Palestine to 'Accept Reality'

    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.

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  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict
    Last update: 20:50 13.12.2017
    20:50 13.12.2017

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    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.

    Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli Capital: Consequences
  • President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani
    Last update: 16:52 13.12.2017
    16:52 13.12.2017

    Trump's Jerusalem Move Proves US Unable to Ever Be 'Honest Mediator' - Rouhani

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on all Muslim countries to work together to protect the rights of Palestinians against the US decision on Jerusalem.

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  • Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a statement to reporters alongside U.S President Donald Trump after their meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 16, 2017.
    Last update: 12:20 13.12.2017
    12:20 13.12.2017

    Erdogan Calls Israel 'Terrorist State', Insists Jerusalem is Palestine's Capital

    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.

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  • Palestinian students waving the national Palestinian flag and a model of Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock mosque protest in the streets of the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon on December 7, 2017 against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
    Last update: 01:37 13.12.2017
    01:37 13.12.2017

    US State Dept Engaging in Conversation With Palestinian Government

    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.

    Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli Capital: Consequences
  • Palestinian children look at vandalised graffiti depicting US President Donald Trump and slogans against US Vice President Mike Pence painted on Israel's controversial separation barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem during clashes with Palestinian protestors near an Israeli checkpoint on December 7, 2017
    Last update: 11:21 12.12.2017
    11:21 12.12.2017

    Iran Urges Muslim Nations to Foil US-Israeli 'Plan', Hezbollah Calls Trump 'Isolated'

    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.

    Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli Capital: Consequences
  • Police is seen at the site of an attack near a synagogue in Gothenburg, Sweden December 9, 2017
    Last update: 10:49 12.12.2017
    10:49 12.12.2017

    'Intifada' in Sweden: Firebombs Hurled at Jewish Sites Amid Anti-Semitic Upsurge (PHOTOS)

    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.

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  • Palestinians look at the damage at a Hamas military facility early on December 9, 2017, in the aftermath of an Israeli air strike in Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip
    Last update: 01:04 12.12.2017
    01:04 12.12.2017

    IDF Say Intercepted Rocket Fired by Palestinian Militants From Gaza Strip

    The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have intercepted a rocket fired by the Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip, the IDF spokesperson said on Tuesday.

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  • Law enforcement officers during the clashes with protesters in Jerusalem
    Last update: 18:22 11.12.2017
    18:22 11.12.2017

    Analyst: Two-State Solution of Israeli-Palestinian Crisis is Dead or Almost Dead

    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.

    Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli Capital: Consequences
  • Israeli police officers hold a suspect at the scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017
    Last update: 15:50 11.12.2017
    15:50 11.12.2017

    Israeli Defense Forces Arrest 15 Palestinians During Raids in West Bank Amid Unrest

    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.

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  • Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu briefs the media next to European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (unseen) at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium December 11, 2017
    Last update: 10:29 11.12.2017
    10:29 11.12.2017

    Mogherini to Netanyahu: Israel Should Not Expect EU States to Follow US Decision 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.

    Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli Capital: Consequences