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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.

Israel closes Gaza border crossings after rocket strikes

Israel closes Gaza border crossings after rocket strikes

Israel announced the closure of its Gaza border crossings in response to daily rocket fire from the enclave over the past week after US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital stoked Palestinian anger.

Trump's Jerusalem decision shows US not honest says Iran's Rouhani

Trump's Jerusalem decision shows US not honest says Iran's Rouhani

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital shows that the United States lacks any respect for the legitimate rights of the Palestinian nation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted on Wednesday.

Emir Participates in OIC Extraordinary Summit

Emir Participates in OIC Extraordinary Summit

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani participated along with the official delegation at the opening session of the extraordinary Summit of the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Israel hits Gaza after rocket fire, three wounded

Israel hits Gaza after rocket fire, three wounded

The Israeli air force hit the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Wednesday lightly wounding three people, after Palestinians fired at southern Israel, the military and Gaza security officials said.

Turkey says world must recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Turkey says world must recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Turkey appealed on Wednesday for the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, as it opened an Islamic summit called in response to a US decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards offer support to Palestinians

Iran's Revolutionary Guards offer support to Palestinians

A top commander from Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard (IRCG) has offered its support to Palestinian freedom fighters following last week's announcement by the US recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

EU tells Netanyahu no support for Trump's Jerusalem move

EU tells Netanyahu no support for Trump's Jerusalem move

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the European Union to follow US President Donald Trump's lead and recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but EU ministers shook their heads at Trump's move.

Palestinian stabs Israeli security guard in Jerusalem

Palestinian stabs Israeli security guard in Jerusalem

Four days of street protests in the Palestinian territories over Trump's announcement have largely died down, but his overturning of US policy on Jerusalem drew more warnings of potential damage to prospects for Middle peace.

Lebanese security forces fire tear gas in protest near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fire tear gas in protest near US embassy

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the US Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, TV footage showed.

Thousands of Indonesians again protest Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands of Indonesians again protest Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands protested outside the US Embassy in the Indonesian capital on Sunday against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, many waving banners saying "Palestine is in our hearts".