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‘Where else?’ Netanyahu cites Bible to justify Trump’s Jerusalem move, urges EU to follow suit

Following Donald Trump’s controversial Jerusalem move, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has told EU leaders there is no other place for the capital – and that the Bible proves it. As protests continue, he also urged the Palestinians to embrace “reality.” During his visit to Brussels on Monday, Netanyahu praised US President Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the ...

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Czech president brands EU ‘cowards’ over stance on Trump’s Jerusalem move

Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his controversial statements, has called EU countries “cowards” over their response to Donald Trump’s recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. He is the only world leader to endorse move, other than Netanyahu. “The European Union, cowards, are doing all they can so a pro-Palestinian terrorist movement can have supremacy over a pro-Israeli movement,” Zeman ...

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Lebanon urges Arab League to sanction US over Jerusalem decision

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 21:47 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 21:59 Arab League nations should pressure the US to reverse its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Lebanon’s foreign minister told a gathering in Cairo, which condemned the move as “dangerous and unacceptable.” “Pre-emptive measures (must be) taken against the decision, beginning with diplomatic measures, then ...

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Stun grenades land near RT crew in Jerusalem as violence continues after Trump’s decision (VIDEO)

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 15:22 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 15:48 RT’s crew has witnessed the violence in Jerusalem first-hand as Israeli police disperse the Palestinians protesting Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the city as the capital of Israel. A wave of indignation across the Middle East has met the decision. RT’s Charlotte Dubenskij was reporting from Salah ad ...

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City of discord: How Trump’s decision on Jerusalem throws 70yrs of caution to the wind

Trump’s Jerusalem decision has undone 70 years of wary American policy in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, undermining the status of the US as one of peace brokers in the region. RT looks back at how America started, trimmed and reversed its Middle East policy. The US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday, saying ...

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‘Jerusalem is ours!’ Most dramatic moments of Muslim protests across the world (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A wave of protests has swept the Muslim World after Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital. A man was killed and hundreds injured in clashes in the West Bank, while US flags were burned at mass rallies in Iran, Pakistan and elsewhere. LIVE UPDATES: 1 dead, more than 200 injured in West Bank ‘day of rage’ protests Over ...

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Thousands-strong protests sweep Asian capitals after Trump’s Jerusalem decision (PHOTOS)

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 18:15 Following Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, thousands of protesters in Muslim-majority Asian nations flocked to the streets, shouting anti-American slogans and carrying effigies of Trump. Thousands of people in Malaysia and Indonesia, the two largest Muslim-majority countries in Southeast Asia, took to the streets on Friday to protest Donald Trump’s Jerusalem ...

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‘US declaration on Jerusalem adds fuel to the fire in destabilized Middle East region’

Donald Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem is an extremely dangerous move which will destabilize the situation in the Middle East with possible escalating violence and tension in the coming days, experts told RT. After President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the American embassy there from Tel Aviv, protests were held across the Palestinian ...

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Kadyrov blasts Trump’s Jerusalem move as ‘crude,’ warns of full-scale war in Middle-East

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 11:07 The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has described the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by the US president as a stab in the back for those who tried to reach a settlement in the Middle East, and a step towards a new war. Read more In a message posted ...

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