Palestinians lash out at U.S. for Israeli settlement activity

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“Israel’s latest settlement announcement reaffirms the commitment of the Israeli government to colonization and apartheid,” Erekat said. > Bolton: U.S. not discussing recognition of Israel’s Golan hold > Police investigating report of Israeli assault against two Palestinians Settlement Regulation Law to save … Read More

Palestinians recall envoys to four EU nations after US embassy move

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Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas gestures as he chairs a Palestinian National Council meeting in Ramallah on April 30, 2018ABBAS MOMANI (AFP) The Palestinian Authority (PA) has recalled its envoys to Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria after their ambassadors attended … Read More

Israel says three ‘armed terrorists’ among 52 reported dead in Gaza border clashes

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At least three of the 52 Palestinians reportedly killed Monday in clashes ahead of the Jerusalem opening of the U.S. Embassy to Israel were “armed terrorists” caught trying to plant a bomb near the Gaza border fence, Israel’s military said. … Read More

Trump adviser John Bolton calls U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem ‘a recognition of reality’

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(Photo: GALI TIBBON, AFP/Getty Images) As the U.S. Embassy in Israel is set to be moved to Jerusalem in a Monday ceremony, President Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, called the controversial decision a “recognition of reality.” Bolton said Sunday … Read More

U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem ‘Will Come at a Price,’ Israeli Defense Chief Says

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Avigdor Lieberman says ‘historic, important and dramatic’ decision to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem will have a price that is ‘worth paying.’ The U.S. Embassy building in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv.JACK GUEZ/AFP Japan’s Abe tells Netanyahu: Israel … Read More

Turks, Saudis, UAE said to pump quarter billion dollars into East Jerusalem

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Israeli officials fear funds to ‘rescue’ Muslim holy sites could touch off Palestinian violence in run up to US embassy move to Israeli capital. File: Waqf officials and others prepare to pray outside the Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City, … Read More

Guatemala raises flag over new Jerusalem embassy site ahead of May 16 opening

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Israel’s foreign ministry welcomes raising of Guatemalan flag at site of new embassy ahead of its May 16 opening Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Twitter (Screenshot) New Guatemalan mission will officially open two days after the US inaugurates its new … Read More

IDF Retaliates to three rockets fired at Israel by striking hamas targets

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–Al-Qaida condemns Trump’s Jerusalem move, calls for action –Nasrallah calls for support of new Palestinian intifada Two rockets fell inside the Gaza Strip but set off sirens in Hof Ashkelon and Sha’ar HaNegev regional councils. A third fell in an … Read More