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US envoy sees peace hope after Israel embassy move

US envoy sees peace hope after Israel embassy move

Tens of thousands of Palestinians are expected to gather along the border between Gaza and Israel on Monday to protest the embassy opening.

Hamas wants Palestinian protesters to breach border fence

Hamas wants Palestinian protesters to breach border fence

Asked what he wanted to see from protests on Monday and Tuesday, Hamas official Yahya Sinwar pointed out Israel has never specifically defined its borders.

Trump not going to Jerusalem for US embassy opening

Trump not going to Jerusalem for US embassy opening

President Donald Trump will not travel to Israel next week for the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem, the White House said on Monday, announcing that Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will lead the delegation.

US Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem

US Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem

At least three US Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next week's opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trump's recognition of the city as Israel's capital.

Turkey detains Iraqis plotting US embassy attack

Turkey detains Iraqis plotting US embassy attack

Turkish police on Monday detained four Iraqis suspected of planning an attack on the US embassy in Ankara, media reported.

Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after US embassy closure

Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after US embassy closure

Turkey on Monday launched a crackdown on the Islamic State extremist group and boosted security in Ankara after the US embassy said it would be closed for a day.

Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

Authorities in Podgorica have not released any theories as to the motive for the attack in the country which recently joined Nato despite opposition from some of the population.

Turkey to name street by US Embassy after Syrian offensive

Turkey to name street by US Embassy after Syrian offensive

The mayor of the Turkish capital of Ankara said on Monday he had approved re-naming a street outside the US Embassy as "Olive Branch", the name Turkey uses for its ongoing military campaign in Syria.

UK blames protests as Trump cancels London trip

UK blames protests as Trump cancels London trip

Donald Trump said he was abandoning next month's trip because he did not like the location and cost of the new embassy building.

US, Turkey mutually lift visa restrictions, ending months-long row

US, Turkey mutually lift visa restrictions, ending months-long row

The United States and Turkey on Thursday turned the page on a visa crisis triggered nearly three months ago by the arrest of a staff member at the American mission in Ankara, but relations between the NATO allies remain tense.

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.

US-Qatar ties strong, resilient: outgoing envoy

US-Qatar ties strong, resilient: outgoing envoy

The US-Qatar relationship is strong and resilient, William Grant, outgoing Chargé d’Affaires at the US embassy in Qatar has said in his farewell message.