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Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

A row erupted Friday between Romania's government and President Klaus Iohannis over a proposal to move the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Qatar slams withdrawal of Jerusalem identity

Qatar slams withdrawal of Jerusalem identity

Qatar strongly condemned the Israeli Knesset's approval of a law authorising the interior minister to withdraw the Jerusalem identity from the Palestinians.

Abbas downplays health concerns after US hospital visit

Abbas downplays health concerns after US hospital visit

In an interview with Palestine TV while in the US, 82-year-old Mahmud Abbas rejected reports he had been rushed to hospital during his visit.

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site

Oman's foreign minister made a rare visit by an Arab official to a Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after holding talks with Palestinian leaders in the occupied West Bank.

US Mideast peace plan 'fairly well advanced': Tillerson

US Mideast peace plan 'fairly well advanced': Tillerson

Rex Tillerson, who was speaking during a visit to Jordan to sign a five-year $6.4bn aid package that extends US support to a key Arab ally, said President Donald Trump would decide when to announce the peace plan.

Palestinian triplets named in anti-Trump Jerusalem protest

Palestinian triplets named in anti-Trump Jerusalem protest

Palestinians have reacted to Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital with street protests, but one couple have come up with an idea of their own, in the naming of their triplets.

Palestinian protesters disrupt business seminar US helped organise

Palestinian protesters disrupt business seminar US helped organise

Palestinians protesting against US President Donald Trump's policy on Jerusalem halted a US-coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped away.

Amid widespread Palestinian protests Pence visits Western Wall

Amid widespread Palestinian protests Pence visits Western Wall

US Vice President Mike Pence visited Jerusalem's Western Wall on Tuesday while Palestinians held a general strike after denouncing his fervently pro-Israel speech the previous day as "messianic".

Pence arrives in Israel, as Palestinians boycott visit

Pence arrives in Israel, as Palestinians boycott visit

US Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a "great friend" by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Jordan's king says East Jerusalem must be capital of Palestinian state

Jordan's king says East Jerusalem must be capital of Palestinian state

Jordan's King Abdullah voiced concern on Sunday over a decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying East Jerusalem had to be the capital of a future Palestinian state.

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.