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‘Americans seen as invaders’: Palestinian officials equate US embassy move to Israeli occupation

Palestinian politicians have condemned the US for moving its embassy to Jerusalem, likening the move to Israel’s seizure of Palestinian land. Feisal Abu Shahlaa, a member of the Fatah party, said the US is now viewed as “invaders” of Palestinian territories following President Donald Trump’s decision to move the country’s diplomatic headquarters from Tel Aviv. The US now officially recognizes ...

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‘No link between US Embassy move & deaths of Palestinians’ – Nikki Haley at UNSC

A defiant US accused the UN Security Council of a “double standard” towards Israel, while other states united to condemn violence against Palestinians during the unrest that followed the American decision to relocate its embassy. “The United States deplores the loss of life, but there is a lot of violence in region. And the double standard is all too common ...

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‘Hallmark of police state’: Australian PM slammed over move to have random ID checks at airports

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants to counter terrorism by conducting random ID checks at airports. The move has been slammed by political opponents and social media users as “slow march of authoritarianism”. Turnbull unveiled a package of new security measures at Melbourne Airport, the second biggest in Australia, on Tuesday. “We’re providing additional resources to the Australian Federal Police ...

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‘This is state terror’: Foes & allies criticize Israel over use of force in wake of embassy move

Russia, France, and the UK have expressed consternation over the legality of the US Embassy moving to Jerusalem, and Israel’s heavy-handed response to the clashes it has provoked, which has reportedly caused over 50 deaths. “We have publicly criticized the move multiple times,” said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “International resolutions declare that the status of Jerusalem – one of ...

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US chose to be 'part of problem,' not solution, with embassy move to Jerusalem – Erdogan

By moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Washington is choosing to be part of the problem in the Middle East rather than working towards a solution, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. “The United States has chosen to be a part of the problem rather than the solution with its latest step and has lost its mediating role ...

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‘Biblical prophecy’: Fox host Judge Jeanine mocked for backing embassy’s Jerusalem move

Donald Trump has fulfilled a “biblical prophecy” by moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro declared, while broadcasting from Israel ahead of the site’s inauguration. Pirro compared Trump to the ancient king, King Cyrus of Persia, who proclaimed some 2,500 years ago that Jewish exiles in Babylon could come back and rebuild their ...

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'Netanyahu resign!' Israelis protest against US embassy move, Jerusalem Day parade (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people hit the streets of Jerusalem late Saturday to protest against the relocation of the US embassy to the city and a Jerusalem Day parade, saying that both only serve to escalate tensions with Palestine. The demonstration, organized by co-existence group Standing Together and settlement watchdog Peace Now, saw at least 100 protesters march from King George Street ...

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Amazon eyes a move into home shopping TV with possible Evine acquisition

Amazon has now passed 100 million subscribers for its Prime loyalty shopping program, underscoring its growth as an e-commerce, cloud services and streaming media behemoth. But it’s also looking beyond the internet, at more traditional ways to reach consumers. An industry source claims that Amazon is interested in making a buy in TV home shopping. Specifically, we’re told there have been ...

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China welcomes North Korea’s move to halt nuclear tests

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Chinese Foreign Ministry has welcomed North Korea’s decision to halt its nuclear and ballistic missiles tests, state TV is reporting. Read Full Article at RT.com RT World News

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‘Symbolic move, huge benefits’: Romania to relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem

The Romanian government has adopted a memorandum to officially transfer the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party. “Romania is moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The move has already begun, a memorandum has been approved,” the head of the ruling Social Democratic Party, Liviu Dragnea, ...

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