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Trump’s Jerusalem decision will speed up Israel’s destruction, unite Muslims – Iran defense minister

Last week’s decision by the US president to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital is bound to backfire, hastening the demise of the Jewish state and banding Muslims together, Iran’s defense minister has said. And should conflict break out in the region, Washington will have to bear responsibility, General Amir Hatami said.  “(Trump‘s) move will hasten the destruction of the ...

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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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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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Trump’s expanded travel ban goes into full effect – State Department

The US State Department announced that it is fully implementing President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, following the Supreme Court’s decision to overrule injunctions against it. “National security is our top priority in visa operations. Our embassies and consulates around the world are fully implementing Presidential Proclamation 9645 to protect the American people, now that US Supreme Court orders permit ...

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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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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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‘Bomb ready to blow': Muslim, European leaders slam Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was met with global condemnation, with some Muslim nations calling for armed resistance and European Union urging compliance with UN resolutions. Shortly after Trump’s announcement Wednesday, Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, said the US could no longer serve as mediator of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. He dismissed the ...

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‘New fuse for an old powder keg’: Russian MPs warn of dangers caused by Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 10:16 Senior Russian lawmakers have called the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a dangerous move that could cause a wave of painful aftershocks in international politics. “Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and the plan to relocate the US embassy [in Israel] to ...

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