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Abbas condemns Israeli ruling party vote for West Bank annexation

Abbas condemns Israeli ruling party vote for West Bank annexation

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Monday harshly condemned a vote by Israel's ruling party in support of annexing large parts of the West Bank and criticised the United States for its silence.

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.

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.

Erdogan says Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem

Erdogan says Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem

Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognise it as the capital of Palestine.

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.

OIC leaders urge recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

OIC leaders urge recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

The final statement declared "East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine" and invited "all countries to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital."

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)

Erdogan urges recognition of Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Erdogan urges recognition of Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the "capital of Palestine", as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas warned there could be no peace in the Middle East until such a move was made.

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.

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.