Trump Says U.S. Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's Capital
Thursday, 7 December 2017 President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on behalf of the U.S. on Wednesday and directed the State Department to begin moving the American Embassy to the holy city, in a White House speech that threatened to spark protest across the Middle East.
President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy there, a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace.
The White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah answered press questions regarding the recent violence around the Israeli border and the Trump administrations view on Hamas as the instigators of.. Source: Celebrity Wire -
President Trump speaks strongly about the opening of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. He congratulates the people of Israel and talks about its long history with Jerusalem. Source: Celebrity Wire -
Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days after the United States inaugurated its new site in the contested city in a move that infuriated Palestinians. Guatemalan President Jimmy.. Source: Wochit News -
Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters The Trump administration's response to the violence in Gaza this week once again places it at odds with Europe and key US allies. The UK, France, and Germany have responded.. Source: Wochit -
Palestinian Protests Continue After Israeli Troops Kill 60 The dead were buried across Gaza as Palestinians mourned the deaths of 60 protesters on Monday. Israeli troops opened fire on the large group.. Source: Wibbitz Studio -
According to a report by Reuters, two more Palestinian protestors were shot and killed, following the bloodiest day in Gaza in years, with 60 Palestinians killed near the Gaza-Israel border amid.. Source: Wochit News -