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Gazan dies after border clash with Israel forces

Gazan dies after border clash with Israel forces

A Gazan died on Saturday after being wounded by Israeli fire during a protest on the border over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a Palestinian health official said.

Palestinians call Guatemala's Jerusalem embassy move 'shameful'

Palestinians call Guatemala's Jerusalem embassy move 'shameful'

The Palestinian foreign ministry on Monday slammed as ‘shameful’ Guatemala's decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem after the United States recognised the city as the capital of Israel.

Mideast needs two-state solution, Pope says in Christmas message

Mideast needs two-state solution, Pope says in Christmas message

Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after US President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

2nd Palestinian dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes

2nd Palestinian dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes

A second Palestinian was killed Friday in clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza border, the Palestinian health ministry said, in new protests against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Defying Trump, countries vote in favor of UN Jerusalem resolution

Defying Trump, countries vote in favor of UN Jerusalem resolution

More than 100 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns 'we're watching'

UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns 'we're watching'

UN member-states were poised Thursday to vote on a motion rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after President Donald Trump threatened to cut funding to countries that back the measure.

UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns 'we're watching'

UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns 'we're watching'

UN member-states will vote on Thursday on a motion rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, under strong pressure from President Donald Trump ...

Trump threatens to cut aid to UN members over Jerusalem vote

Trump threatens to cut aid to UN members over Jerusalem vote

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote in favor of a draft United Nations resolution calling for the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Emir, Palestine president discuss Jerusalem

Emir, Palestine president discuss Jerusalem

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and the President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas discussed the latest developments of the Palestinian issue, particularly those related to the city of Jerusalem.

Fatah calls for protests against US VP Jerusalem visit

Fatah calls for protests against US VP Jerusalem visit

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah faction on Saturday called for a massive demonstration next week to protest against a visit to Jerusalem by US Vice President Mike Pence after Washington said it would recognise the holy city as Israel's capital.

Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians, wound scores in protests over Jerusalem

Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians, wound scores in protests over Jerusalem

Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians and wounded 150 others on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital entered a second week.

Israeli PM faces new questions in graft probe

Israeli PM faces new questions in graft probe

Fraud squad detectives questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his Jerusalem residence on Friday, the seventh time in a nearly year-long corruption probe, reports said.